Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Level:||Research Higher Degree|
|Dates & Locations:||This is a time-based subject, taught on campus at Southbank.|
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Minimum 18 months candidature |
Total Time Commitment:
Full time student must commit 40 hours per week, and part time students must commit 20 hours per week.
During the preparation of the 2,500 word course proposal, students will receive tutorial assistance from the course coordinator/supervisor. At this stage, the boundaries of the project will be agreed upon between the student and the supervisor. Students will then receive regular individual supervision, throughout the period of their research, and will be required to make regular reports on the progress of their project.
They will also be required to attend a formal interview with their course coordinator, and/or supervisor, at the end of each semester at which their progress will be discussed. Records will be kept of the discussion.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Candidates are expected to have extensive experience in theatre direction.
|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
VCA & MCM Faculty Research Office
Faculty of the VCA & MCM
Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Bldg 860)
234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352) or 9035 9175
Email: 13MELB@unimelb.edu.au or firstname.lastname@example.org
The major research project:
The objectives are
Assessment will be by two external examiners. Performance work(s) (70%); Research paper (30%).
The various aspects of course seminar work are hurdle requirements. Students must submit three copies of the research paper plus three videotape copies of the performance for examination in accordance with Statute 12.5.1, within the period of candidature.
The award of the Master of Dramatic Art (Direction) requires successful completion of all parts of the assessment requirement.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the completion of the course students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||www.gradresearch.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Dramatic Art (Direction) - School of Drama |
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