Master of Puppetry (by Coursework)

Course 972AA (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Year and Campus: 2011 - Southbank
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate
Duration & Credit Points: 100 credit points taken over 12 months full time.



Faculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
Course Overview:

Objectives: To:
  • Further develop technical and creative skills and understanding;

  • Develop understanding and use of theoretical frameworks to evaluate and critique puppetry in performance;

  • As a puppeteer, whether writing, designing, making or performing, develop capacity to evaluate, discriminate and make informed choices within both a pragmatic and artistic framework

  • Develop abilities to collaborate

  • Promote the exploration of puppetry as a communicative mode

  • Explore the potentials of diverse media in puppetry

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Not offered in 2011
Entry Requirements: An undergraduate degree and the Postgraduate Diploma in Puppetry with at least H2B (70%) or equivalent; or an undergraduate degree and at least 3 years documented, relevant, professional experience.

Applicants who do not meet the usual requirements detailed below, but have documented, relevant professional experience may still be considered .

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