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


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:


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.


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

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00005F

Related Careers:

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

What are we most proud of?

CSU is the university with Australia’s highest graduate employment rate. Our graduates also have one of the highest starting salaries in Australia.*

That isn’t by accident

At CSU, we pack our courses full of hands-on learning in our world-class facilities. We focus all our energy on getting you ready for the job you want, as we believe that having a job you love is the key to living a full and happy life. You benefit, your family benefits and our communities benefit. 


It’s a word that means a lot to us. What is your education worth? What is getting a job that fulfils you worth? What is being able to study while working worth? What is being able to gain the same qualification whether you’re living in major city or a tiny town worth? 

To us – everything

CSU’s ethos is ‘Yindyamarra Winhanganha’, a Wiradjuri phrase meaning ‘the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in’. It’s this wisdom that we strive to achieve every day for our students, our communities and ourselves. 

Insightful, inclusive, impactful and inspiring

These are our values, derived from our ethos. We believe that by working together, with these values as our guide, we can make this a world worth living in. And we think that something as simple as helping you get the job of your dreams is a good place to start.

*Australian University Ratings and Rankings 2017/2018, The Good Universities Guide. 

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