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Students who commenced study in 2016 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

Monash University


Commencement year

This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2016 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook.

Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees.

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Arts

Offered by

Centre for Theatre and Performance


Dr Jane Griffiths


Faculty of Arts

Centre for Theatre and Performance



The Performance minor provides students with knowledge and practice-based understanding of the elements required in professional theatre-making. The minor is designed to complement the 48 point Theatre major and to build on level 1 study in the Theatre major. The level 2 and level 3 Performance units integrate theoretical study of performance with hands-on instruction in and exploration of acting, technical knowledge, devising and performing theatre, thus providing the professionally relevant knowledge of core skills needed to create work within the performing arts industry.


Performance is listed in A2000 Bachelor of Arts and 0202 Bachelor of Letters at Clayton as a minor.


Minor requirements (24 points)

This minor is available to any student who has completed the level 1 sequence in the Theatre major (i.e. ATS1287 and ATS1288).

Students complete:

Relevant courses


Single degrees

Successful completion of the minor can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degrees:

  • A2000 Bachelor of Arts
  • 0202 Bachelor of Letters

Students in other single bachelor's degrees may be eligible to complete the minor by using 24 points of their free electives.

Double degrees

Successful completion of the minor can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts component in the following double degrees:

  • A2005 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Art
  • A2004 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music
  • B2019 Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Arts
  • B2012 Bachelor of Business Specialist and Bachelor of Arts
  • B2020 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts
  • B2024 Bachelor of Commerce Specialist and Bachelor of Arts
  • D3002 Bachelor of Education (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • E3002 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • C2002 Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Arts
  • L3003 Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • S2006 Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts