Bachelor of Music Theatre (BMusTheatr)

Program Code

BMUTH

Academic Year

2020

Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Bachelor of Music Theatre will provide the intensive training and the physical and intellectual skills necessary for a career in live theatre entertainment. The study of music theatre builds broad cultural and inter-disciplinary awareness, self-confidence, communication and collaborative skills, emotional intelligence, physical presence, creativity and analytical insight.

All applicants must attend and pass an audition and a musicianship test.

The Bachelor of Music Theatre is an AQF Level 7 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 3 years.

Conditions

Condition of Admission
Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Head of School before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Condition of Enrolment
External performances / engagements: The Head of School will determine whether students shall acknowledge the name of the School or its staff in any public performance / engagement in which they participate.

Condition of Continuing Enrolment
Students must re-audition to enrol in a Performance course after a break: A student who is eligible in any year to enrol in a performance course and who fails to do so, and who wishes to enrol in one of these courses in a subsequent year, will be required to re-audition and to reach a minimum standard for enrolment in the course in question before being authorised to enrol in that course.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Music Theatre

There shall be a Bachelor of Music Theatre.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Music Theatre the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 72 units:

  1. Level I courses not exceeding 24 units which must include ARTS 1007 The Enquiring Mind or ARTS 1007OL The Enquiring Mind
  2. Level II courses not exceeding 24 units
  3. Level III courses not exceeding 24 units
  4. Broadening Electives to the value of 9 units
Core courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core courses students must complete courses to the value of 60 units.

Level I

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
ARTS 1007 The Enquiring Mind 3

or

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
ARTS 1007OL The Enquiring Mind 3

and

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
MUSPOP 1003 Contemporary Musicianship 1A 3
MUSPOP 1004 Contemporary Musicianship 1B 3
MUSTHEAT 1001 Music Theatre Performance 1A 3
MUSTHEAT 1002 Music Theatre Performance 1B 3
MUSTHEAT 1005 Music Theatre Production 1A 3
MUSTHEAT 1006 Music Theatre Production 1B 3

Level II

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
MUSTHEAT 2001 Music Theatre Performance 2A 3
MUSTHEAT 2002 Music Theatre Performance 2B 3
MUSTHEAT 2003 Music Theatre Musicianship 2A 3
MUSTHEAT 2004 Music Theatre Musicianship 2B 3
MUSTHEAT 2005 Music Theatre Production 2A 3
MUSTHEAT 2006 Music Theatre Production 2B 3

Level III

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
MUSICOL 3002 Music Research 3 3
MUSTHEAT 3001 Music Theatre Performance 3A 3
MUSTHEAT 3002 Music Theatre Performance 3B 3
MUSTHEAT 3003 The Cabaret Project 3
MUSTHEAT 3004 The Graduation Musical & Industry Showcase 6
MUSTHEAT 3005 Music Theatre Production 3 3