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Bachelor of Acting
Bachelor of Acting

Bachelor of Acting

  • ID:GU610357
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.5

  • OR a minimum score of 580 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 92 (no score less than 22)

  • OR no score less than 4 in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 185 (no score less than 176) on C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

  • OR an overall score of 65 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 58.

English test results must be no more than two years old


Course Information

Griffith's Bachelor of Acting is a highly practical and skill intensive program that will prepare you to forge a life-long career across stage and screen. The program focuses on developing both the individual and the actor through ensemble building, collaborative laboratories, industry-led workshops and public performances.

This boutique program is offered to a small number of high quality performers and is designed around four key pillars: core craft; context; repertoire; and industry engagement. Under the direction of renowned teachers and performers, you will undertake intensive training in acting, voice and speech, singing, movement and dance.

The Bachelor of Acting will unlock your imagination, encourage curiosity and build resilience.


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Year 1

You must complete the following courses:


  • Acting I - 1071QCM

  • Performance Project I - 1073QCM

  • History of Western Performance - 1075QCM (not offered from 2021)

  • History of Theatre - 1078QCM (offered from 2021)

  • Acting II - 1072QCM

  • Performance Project II - 1074QCM

  • Introduction to Musical Theatre - 1303QCM

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:


  • Acting III - 2071QCM

  • Performance Project III - 2073QCM

  • Australian Theatre - 2176QCM (not offered from 2021)

  • A Life in the Arts - 3022QCM

  • Acting IV - 2072QCM

  • Performance Project IV - 2074QCM

  • Live as a Performer - 2076QCM (from 2020)

  • Music of Stage and Screen - 2302QCM (not offered from 2021)

  • Listed elective

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:


  • Acting V - 3071QCM

  • Performance and Engagement 1 - 3073QCM

  • Acting VI - 3072QCM

  • Performance and Engagement 2 - 3074QCM

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

It is expected that this program will interface with Griffith Film School, Queensland Theatre Company, Brisbane Powerhouse and other local and national performing arts companies. Discussions are also underway with interstate and overseas academies and international providers.

As such, many opportunities will be presented to graduates from the Bachelor of Acting. You will emerge skilled in highly skilled in acting and performance and ready for a career on stage or on screen, including (but not limited to) theatre, television and film.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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