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Subject Area: Theatre and Performance Studies

This course is offered in the Theatre and Performance Studies stream. It can also be studied in the following specialisations: Music.

This course provides you with an opportunity to gain industry experience by undertaking work-integrated learning on placement with a performing arts organisation. Students interested in gaining work experience are placed with an appropriate organisation such as Sydney Dance Company, Sydney Theatre Company, Bangarra, Force Majeure, Critical Path, Performance Space, Urban Theatre Projects, PACT, Performing Lines, Belvoir, Playwriting Australia, Carriageworks and the UNSW Creative Practice Lab (CPL).

Upon enrolment, you must submit a curriculum vitae including skills and experience, and a statement of personal learning and career goals. You will work on placement with an industry organisation for 90-100 hours, managed around the organisation's requirements and the other course requirements of your degree.

You need a minimum WAM of 70 in Theatre and Performance Studies or Music streams to be eligible for this course.

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 2



Delivery Mode

Fully on-site

Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: 48 UOC overall, including 6 UOC at level 1 and 6 UOC at level 2 in one of the following streams, Dance Studies or TPS. Or 96 UOC overall and enrolment in a Music major or single/dual degree. Students must have a WAM of at least 70%

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