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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment: 480 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:||The student will work throughout the year on the preparation, realisation and presentation of a major research project. This project consists of: |
The production will receive a small budget and some production support. The organisation of the project will however be the responsibility of the student. It will be shown in a public performance season.
The theatre work will have a set of research objectives laid out by the student at the outset. The paper will outline the research paradigm being used.
The student will receive regular tutorials with a supervisor. There will be seminars in which students present the progress of their work to their fellows, in order to elicit informed critical discussion. There will be a major presentation on the progress of the Project to a panel at the end of the Semester One. Students must satisfy the panel of their progress before they can proceed
|Assessment:||Theatre Project (60%); Research Paper of 8,000 words (40%) (end of year): Assessment will be by two examiners external to the discipline of Drama, VCA. At least one examiner will have academic experience. The research paper must be completed within 6 weeks of the completion of the performance and no less than 4 weeks before the conclusion of the academic year.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
At the completion of the subject students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://www.vca.unimelb.edu.au/dramacourses/|
Master of Theatre Practice |
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