- – Bedford Park
0.5 years full-time
(or part-time equivalent)
- 2023: $4,150
- – March
Gain an introduction to acting and performance, alongside practising industry professionals.
Drama is more than just waiting for that one big break. Taught by practising industry professionals in exceptional, purpose-built spaces and studios the Undergraduate Certificate in Acting is a 6-month introduction to acting and performing, designed for those with a desire to build a career in the performing arts industry, as well as those wanting to increase their confidence in acting and public speaking skills.
0.5 years full-time
(or part-time equivalent)
Flinders graduates include award-winning actors, animators, directors, cinematographers, editors, producers and writers. The Undergraduate Certificate is designed to provide you with a taste of the various Drama offerings at Flinders University.
You may then choose to continue to further study or apply the skills you developed during the Certificate to other professions. Upon completion, you will be a more confident public speaker and presenter, which is beneficial in many businesses and roles.
The Certificate will provide the foundational skills should this be your next step.
Participants gain a University Certificate on completion, which is AQF accredited.
The program also provides a pathway or credit into the Bachelor of Arts for participants who wish to pursue further study in the future.
The table below shows ATAR and Selection Rank data for students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR commencing in Semester 1, 2022. It is limited to applicants that have recently completed secondary education (within the last two years). Data may reflect multiple courses available within a suite of courses.
|ATAR-based offers only across all offer rounds||ATAR - Excluding adjustment factors||Selection Rank - ATAR plus any adjustment factors|
|Highest rank to receive an offer||99.95||99.95|
|Median rank to receive an offer||79.55||83.40|
|Lowest rank to receive an offer||52.75||60.90|
The table below gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students in this course. It provides data on students who commenced study in this course in Semester 1, 2022 including those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia. Applicant background groupings are based on educational background, not basis of admission. Data may reflect multiple courses available within a suite of courses.
|Applicant background (Semester 1, 2022)||Number of students||Percentage of all students|
|Higher education study (includes a bridging or enabling course)||56||20%|
|Vocational education and training (VET) study||38||14%|
|Work and life experience||16||6%|
|Recent secondary education - Admitted solely on the basis of ATAR (regardless of whether this includes the consideration of adjustment factors such as equity or subject bonus points)||94||34%|
|Recent secondary education - Admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered (e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test)||17||6%|
|Recent secondary education - Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor (e.g. special consideration pathways)||39||14%|
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Applicants can apply for this course using Year 12 qualifications, previous Higher Education study, TAFE/VET qualifications, or through Adult Entry (STAT/Foundation Studies/tertiary preparation course).
For applicants using their SACE (Year 12) results (or equivalent), entry is subject to achieving a minimum selection rank of 60.
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There are many reasons to apply for a higher education certificate. You may want to upskill and progress your career without committing to a longer-term degree, or build on the strength of your current degree by adding a different qualification. You may have a particular passion you want to explore, or want to get a taste of university that could lead you towards a bachelor’s degree.
If you’re an Australian citizen or permanent resident, New Zealand citizen or permanent humanitarian visa holder, you will be eligible for a discounted Commonwealth supported place (CSP).
The Australian Government is subsidising courses across a range of national priority areas in order to give people the opportunity to upskill or learn new skills to help the workforce and the nation during a difficult economic period. These course subsidies could help you transition to a new role within your existing industry, or prepare you to move to a new industry.
Yes. These are micro-credential courses and can be completed part-time over 25 weeks (or a university year of 2 semesters). To qualify for the government discount, you must enrol and begin your studies in the same year.
No. In order to qualify for the government discount, you must enrol and begin your studies in the same year.
If you are an Australian citizen or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa and meet other eligibility criteria, you won’t have to pay your course fees up front. You can get a HECS-HELP loan for your student contribution portion of your uni fees. More information about HECS-HELP is available here.
Yes. The student services and amenities fee (SSAF) applies to all higher education certificates. More information about the SSAF is available here.
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