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Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting) (B-FAACTING) // Course structure

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Course structure

Each semester of the course will need to be successfully completed prior to students commencing the subsequent semester. This will be managed through subject pre-requisites.

Year 1, Sem 1 (Co-delivered with BFA Theatre)

Three core subjects:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DRAM10027 Body and Voice 1
Semester 1
25
DRAM10028 Acting and Performance 1
Semester 1
12.5
DRAM10029 Contextual Studies 1 History Matters
Semester 1
12.5

Year 1, Sem 2 (Co-delivered with BFA Theatre)

Two core subjects:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DRAM10030 Body and Voice 2
Semester 2
25
DRAM10031 Acting and Performance 2
Semester 2
12.5

One Level 1 VCA Elective (12.5 points):

See elective list below

Year 2, Sem 1 (second subject co-delivered with BFA Theatre)

Two core subjects:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DRAM20022 Acting Lab 1
Semester 1
25
DRAM20023 Contextual Studies 2 Theory in Action
Semester 1
12.5

One Level 2 VCA Elective (12.5 points):

See elective list below

Year 2, Sem 2 (second subject co-delivered with BFA Theatre)

Two core subjects:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DRAM20024 Acting Lab 2
Semester 2
37.5
DRAM20025 Contextual Studies 3 Performing Practice
Semester 2
12.5

Year 3, Sem 1 (second subject co-delivered with BFA Theatre)

Two core subjects:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DRAM30021 Acting Lab 3
Semester 1
37.5
DRAM30022 Industry Practice 1
Semester 1
12.5

Year 3, Sem 2

Two core subjects:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DRAM30023 Acting Lab 4
Semester 2
37.5
DRAM30024 Industry Practice 2 Showcase
Semester 2
12.5

Level 1 Electives

Code Name Study period Credit Points
AIND10003 Ancient and Contemporary Indigenous Arts
Summer Term
Winter Term
12.5
AIND10004 Art and Indigenous Voice
Semester 1
12.5
CCDP10001
CCDP10002 The Electronic Arts: Vision and Sound
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
CCDP10003 Video Games: Remaking Reality
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
DNCE10027 Dancing the Dance 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
FINA10035 Still Life: Nature Morte
Semester 2
12.5
FINA10036 Life Drawing: The Body
Semester 1
12.5
FLTV10010 Making Movies 1
Semester 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 2
12.5
FLTV10021 Interactive Art Media 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
FLTV10023 Introduction to Screenwriting Practices
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI10179 Making Music For Film And Animation 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI10184 Pop Song Writing 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI10202 Jazz: The Improvisatory Spirit
Semester 1
12.5
MUST10012 Alexander Technique for Daily Function
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI10222 The Wellbeing Orchestra
Semester 2
12.5
THTR10007 The Actors Process
Winter Term
12.5
THTR10019 Clear Speech and Communication
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
UNIB10011 The Secret Life of the Body 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
DPSS10007 The History of Cool: Fashion & Attitude
Semester 2
12.5
MUST10009 Music Theatre: From Chorus To Ensemble
Winter Term
12.5
MUST10010 Singing 1
Semester 1
12.5
MUST10011 Singing 2
Semester 2
12.5
MUST10012 Alexander Technique for Daily Function
Semester 2
12.5

Level 2 Electives

Code Name Study period Credit Points
AIND20011 Indigenous Art and Changing the Nation
Semester 2
12.5
CCDP20001 Street Art
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
DNCE20031 Dancing the Dance 2
Winter Term
12.5
DNCE20032 Body Works Not available in 2019 12.5
FINA20026 Painting Techniques
Summer Term
February
Semester 1
June
Winter Term
Semester 2
12.5
FINA20033 Introduction to Printmaking Processes
Summer Term
February
Semester 1
June
Winter Term
Semester 2
12.5
FINA20035 Drawing with Anatomy
Summer Term
February
June
Winter Term
12.5
FINA20036 Under Camera Animation
Summer Term
February
June
Winter Term
12.5
FINA20044 Art and the Botanical
Summer Term
February
June
Winter Term
12.5
FINA20045 Introduction to Screenprinting
Summer Term
February
Semester 1
June
Winter Term
Semester 2
12.5
FLTV20005 Making Movies 2
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI20163 Samba Band
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20164 Free Play New Music Improvisation Ensem
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20167 Creating Music For Advertising Not available in 2019 12.5
MUST20011 Intimate Acts: Inside The 'Fourth Wall'
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20173 The Art of Game Music
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI20174 The Laptop Recording Studio
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUST20008 Music Theatre: Singing Sondheim
Summer Term
12.5
MUST20009 Music Theatre: Singing the Golden Age Not available in 2019 12.5
MUSI20190 Advanced Recording Studio Techniques
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20192 R&B, Soul & Gospel Choir
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20194
MUSI20206 The Business of Music
Semester 2
12.5
THTR20022 Improvisation: Text, Space and Action
Winter Term
12.5
THTR20023 The Artist's Toolbox
February
July
12.5
THTR20042 Puppets as Storytellers
Summer Term
12.5
THTR20043 Design and the Moving Image
July
12.5
MUST20007 Bollywood: a cross-disciplinary study
Semester 2
12.5
MUST20008 Music Theatre: Singing Sondheim
Summer Term
12.5
MUST20009 Music Theatre: Singing the Golden Age Not available in 2019 12.5
MUST20010 Glee Singing: The Power Of Pop Music
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUST20011 Intimate Acts: Inside The 'Fourth Wall'
Semester 2
12.5

Last updated: 13 June 2019