Performance Design Major

Bachelor of Design

This major provides you with a grounding in areas of performance design; including sound and lighting, set, costumes, scenery and props.

The Performance Design major Handbook entry stipulates the complete requirements for the Performance Design major.

Always use the University Handbook as your primary course planning tool.

IMPORTANT

Each major has different rules for which breadth subjects may be taken. If you complete non allowed breadth, you may be required to complete extra subjects in order to meet the requirements of your degree. Please look at the “Non-allowed Breadth Subjects within the Bachelor of Design - relating to specific majors” page on the Handbook. A list of non allowed breadth subjects for this major is available underneath the course plans below.

Semester 1 Intake

Year 1
Semester 1

ARCH10001 Foundations of Design: Representation

FINA10026 Critical and Theoretical Studies 1

Elective

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 2

MUSI10223 Sound in Performance

FINA10032 Critical and Theoretical Studies 2

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

FINA20043 Light in Performance

ARCH20004 Digital Design

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

FINA20041 The Figure in Performance

Elective

Elective

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 1

FINA30022 Space Studio

FINA30023 Space in Performance

Elective

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 2

FINA30024 Performance Design Studio

Elective

Breadth/Elective

  Subject Leading to a Major   Major subject   Elective subject   Breadth subject

Note:

  • This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.

Semester 2 Intake

Year 1
Semester 2

ARCH10001 Foundations of Design: Representation

MUSI10223 Sound in Performance

Elective

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 1

FINA20043 Light in Performance

FINA10026 Critical and Theoretical Studies 1

ARCH20004 Digital Design

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

FINA20041 The Figure in Performance

FINA10032 Critical and Theoretical Studies 2

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

FINA30022 Space Studio

FINA30023 Space in Performance

Elective

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 2

FINA30024 Performance Design Studio

Elective

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 1

Elective

Elective

Elective

Breadth/Elective

  Subject Leading to a Major   Major subject   Elective subject   Breadth subject

Non Allowed Breadth for the Performance Design Major

The following subjects are not permitted to be taken as breadth in the Performance Design major:

  • COMP30019 Graphics and Interaction
  • FINA20033 Introduction to Printmaking Processes
  • FINA20026 Painting Techniques
  • FINA20035 Drawing with Anatomy
  • FLTV10021 Interactive Art Media 1
  • SCRN30005 The Digital Screenscape
  • THTR20042 Puppets as Storytellers
  • THTR20043 Design and the Moving Image
  • THTR30039 Understanding Masks
  • GDES10001 Graphic Design 1: Image and Text
  • GDES20001 Graphic Design 2: Image and Media
  • GDES20002 Colour Studio

Double Majors, Minors and Specialisations

The Bachelor of Design offers unique flexibility with the option of completing majors, minors, double majors and specialisations.

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