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Contribution to an approved theatrical project or the creation of an individual theatrical project.
This paper offers students the exciting challenge of developing and working on their own self-directed, practical research project or projects.
|Paper title||Directed Project in Theatre|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 1
Semester 2 (On campus)
Full Year (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,371.61|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- 72 300-level THEA points
- (i) Admission by application to the programme co-ordinator by 1 February 2021. (ii) With approval from the Programme Co-ordinator, the normal prerequisite may be waived for students with an equivalent level of knowledge. To do this, apply for Special Permission at the Review and Submit stage of your application.
This paper can be taken as a single-semester or full-year paper. Admission by application to the Fourth-Year Co-ordinator in the Theatre Studies Programme by 1 February 2022 for Semester 1 or by 10 June for Semester 2. All projects must be approved by the Head of Theatre Studies and the Fourth-Year Co-ordinator, and enrolments require departmental permission.
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- Teaching staff
Prospective candidates should contact the Head of Theatre Studies. Each candidate will be allocated one or, in some instances, two supervisors.
- Paper Structure
- Students are assessed on the basis of a combination of critical writing (typically an exegetical report) and practice-led research. Assessments will be tailored around individual projects.
- Teaching Arrangements
- Teaching arrangements will be tailored around individual projects.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy,
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will
- Acquire high-level critical reading, writing and research skills
- Develop independence and self-management at a high level