Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Level:||Research Higher Degree|
|Dates & Locations:||This is a time-based subject, taught on campus at Parkville.|
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Regular supervision during the candidature. |
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|Prerequisites:||A four year BA (Honours) degree with a research component or equivalent in the appropriate area of study or closely related area. The grade for the honours thesis component must be at least equivalent to an H2A (75%) at The University of Melbourne and the overall honours result must be at least equivalent to an H2B (70%). .|
|Corequisites:||Applicants who intend to undertake a combined dissertation and creative work masters must demonstrate prior creative practice at a level deemed by the university to be an equivalent of fourth year honours. .|
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CoordinatorAssoc Prof Denise Varney
The Master of Arts (Theatre Studies) is designed for students to develop advanced skills in carrying out independent and sustained research in Theatre Studies. The thesis should demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing scholarship in the area of research. Candidates may advance to the Doctor of Philosophy degree after successful completion of the masters or may apply to convert to PhD at an earlier stage. An honours grade of at least H2B (70%) must be attained to qualify for the award of masters degree.
Students who complete the masters will:
|Assessment:||Either a Research Thesis project of 30,000 words in an area of Theatre Studies or a Dissertation and Creative work of 30,000 words (not more than 50% - 15,000 words creative or equivalent). The Dissertation and Creative work must be presented as a coherent whole. Students will work closely with their supervisor(s) to develop a coherent research project that fits these guidelines.|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
Master of Arts (Theatre Studies) |
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