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Undergraduate Study in Theatre Studies

Studying towards a Bachelors degree in Theatre Studies or looking to add a Theatre Studies paper to your degree?

Theatre Studies is available as both a major and a minor subject of the Bachelor of Arts (BA) programme. The Bachelor of Arts Honours (BA(Hons)) is also available, and usually requires an extra year of study.

Theatre Studies can be combined with another BA major or form part of a double degree.

The major comprises 10 papers from within Theatre Studies, plus an additional 10 papers either from within the department and/or from other departments.  The minor comprises a total of 5 papers from Theatre Studies.

First year papers needed for a major in Theatre Studies

If you are planning to join as a first-year student, you can take the following papers:

The long-running Improvisation paper is consistently highly placed by Otago students surveyed for satisfaction with their learning experience.

Information about the Theatre Studies limited entry papers

Go to more information about the Theatre Studies programme limited entry papers THEA241, THEA341, THEA351, THEA352 

UNESCO Short Play Festival Special Topics papers

Go to the UNESCO Special Topic papers THEA257, THEA357, THEA454 limited entry application form

More information about the Theatre Studies major, minor and honours programmes