Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (Theatre Performance)

Monash University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 069111A

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

Monash Arts is internationally recognised for producing innovative, engaging and high quality research, and the PhD (Theatre performance) is considered one of the most outstanding and comprehensive courses of its kind in any Australian university. It is run by the Centre of Theatre Performance (CTP), home to one of the largest cohort of postgraduate students in theatre and performance in Australia.

Supported and guided by at least two expert supervisors, our practice-based PhD program in Theatre Performance will give you the practical experience and opportunity to develop your expertise as a researcher and the professional tools needed to undertake translation work for professional purposes.

This PhD program has three components: a live performance, a critical commentary of the performance, and research. Your research training is then further enhanced by professional development activities designed to support you develop general professional skills valuable to prospective employers in academia, industry, government and the broader community. With this doctoral program you will be able to demonstrate that you have successfully designed and executed a research project that makes an original and substantial contribution to theatre performance.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
36,400 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 4 years
Full time
Caulfield campus
900 Dandenong Road
Melbourne Victoria 3145
Australia
36,400 Per Year 27 Feb 2023
24 Jul 2023
4 years
Full time
Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
Australia

Entry criteria

The minimum qualifications for admission to PhD enrolment are:

a bachelor's degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant field, and which normally includes a research component in the fourth year, leading to an honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
a course leading to a level rated by the relevant department, faculty and committee as equivalent to an honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
a master's degree that entails work, normally including a significant research component, including at least 25% of one full time equivalent year of work, including a thesis. It is normally expected that a grade of honours 2A has been obtained for the research thesis or project. Where ungraded, examiners' reports will be taken into account; or
have qualifications which in the opinion of GRC are deemed equivalent.

English entry requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall (no band less than 6.0)

TOEFL (paper-based) : 550+ TWE 4.5

TOEFL 79 + Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18 & Writing 21

Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 + communicative score 50

Cambridge English: 176 + no skill below 169

Address

Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
Australia
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