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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

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


Professor Stacy HolmanJones


Faculty of Arts

Centre for Theatre and Performance



Honours studies in this area will advance students' knowledge and competencies in the discipline of Theatre and Performance.

Students complete 48 points of study comprising research and two coursework units.

The coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the theatre and performance honours coordinator.


This course comprises 48 points: Part A: Research (24 points) and Part B: Coursework (24 points)

Units are 12 points unless otherwise indicated.

Part A. Research (24 points)

Students undertake the following in their chosen discipline:


  • ATS4230 Arts honours thesis (24 points)

or both of:

Note: Students may be eligible to replace the above with:

Part B. Coursework (24 points)

  • APG4421 Dramatic theory, criticism and research methods

and one of:

Intending honours students

Students intending to enter honours in theatre and performance must have completed a major in that discipline.

Relevant courses

A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours)