Undergraduate Units of Study

PRFM4011 - Performance Studies Honours A

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 12

Coordinator: Dr Amanda Card

Description

The Honours program in Performance Studies consists of:
1. a 12000-15000 word thesis written under the supervision of a member of the academic staff
2. a 12000-15000 word casebook based on fieldwork observations of the training/rehearsal/preparation processes involved in a genre of cultural performance
3. two assessable coursework seminars - 4500 words each (Critical Theory and Performance and Contemporary Performance)
4. a research methods seminar (formative assessment only) and auditing of the departmental postgraduate/staff research seminar.


For more information, contact Dr Amanda Card, Honours Coordinator, or Dr Paul Dwyer, Chair of Department.

Assessments

1x12000-15000wd thesis (33.5%), 1x12000-15000wd casebook (based on participant-observation fieldwork) (33.5%), 2 seminars x 4500wds of written work or its equivalent per seminar (33%)

Classes

1x 2-hr seminar/week (Semester 1): Critical Theory and Performance, 1x 2-hr seminar/week (Semester 1): Contemporary Performance, 1x 2-hr seminar/week (Semesters 1 & 2): Research Methods/Group Supervision, 1x2-hr seminar (Semester 1, auditing only): Postgraduate Research Seminar, participant-observation fieldwork (equivalent to 4 weeks full-time), 1x1hr-2hrs/fortnight with thesis supervisor (Semester 2 only)

Prerequisites

Credit results in PRFM3961 and PRFM3962 (or PRFM3901 and PRFM3902) and Credit average in a further 36 senior credit points of PRFM units


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