Bachelor of Stage and Screen - Acting

Charles Sturt University

From students first day in CSU's Bachelor of Stage and Screen (Acting) students will take part in a busy practical program to learn the wide range of skills a professional performer needs, from acting, voice and movement to acting for the camera. Students will apply these skills to mainstage, studio and theatre productions and become involved in an active program of screen productions

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; compulsory attendance at an audition/interview

Structure:

Students must satisfactorily complete 192 points to graduate. Of these, 88 points are allocated to core studies and capstone collaborative projects, 64 points will be allocated to a discipline specialisation, and 40 points allocated to an elective study strand of the student's choice from offerings within the School of Communication and Creative Industries.

Subjects you can Study:

Acting

Study Pathways:

Charles Sturt University frequently recognises prior learning including study at other institutions in many of its degrees. Each request for credit is individually assessed prior to the commencement of the course. Honours year is available.

Further information:

Formal professional accreditation is not required to become an actor, however, recognition of the course by the MEAA assists the process of graduates gaining the all-essential union card, without which they will not be able to gain award-rate contracts for paid employment.

Recognition:

This course is recognised by the professional guild, the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00005F

Related Careers:

Actor,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Wagga Wagga No info No Full time 3 years

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