Master of Creative Arts 1 Schedule
Faculty of Education and Arts
1. The degree Master of Creative Arts shall be a degree by research offered in the Faculty of Education and Arts and the Faculty of Science and Information Technology.
Admission to candidature
2. To be eligible for admission to candidature in the Master of Creative Arts an applicant shall:
(a) have satisfied all the requirements for admission to the degree of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) or Bachelor of Music (Honours) Class I or Class II of the University or to another degree approved for this purpose by the Pro Vice-Chancellor (or nominee); or
(b) have satisfied all the requirements for admission to the degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Music of the University or other approved university and have achieved a standard at least equivalent to that required for admission to an approved degree of Bachelor with second-class honours;
(c) in exceptional cases produce evidence of possessing such other qualifications as may be approved by the Pro Vice-Chancellor (or nominee) on the recommendation of the Head of School in which the applicant proposes to enrol.
Qualification for the degree
3. To qualify for the degree of Master of Creative Arts a candidate shall fulfill a program approved by the Pro Vice-Chancellor (or nominee) consisting of:
(a) a substantial creative work, completed during the period of candidature, and which may take the form of:
(i) a novel, play, film script, translation, collection of poems, short stories or essays; symphony, opera, or portfolio of shorter compositions for orchestra, ensembles and solo instruments; or
(ii) a public season of performances, dramatic or musical, such as a theatrical production presented on several occasions, or a series of at least four instrumental or vocal concert performances; or
(iii) a production or series of productions, such as film, video, television, or sound production,
(iv) such other form as may be approved by the Pro Vice-Chancellor (or nominee) on the recommendation of the Head of School in which the applicant proposes to enrol;
and which must be, unless the Pro Vice-Chancellor (or nominee) otherwise determines, of the usual book or performance or production length for the chosen genre; and
(b) a work of critical analysis, undertaken during the period of candidature, which must provide a rationale for the techniques and strategies adopted and which must situate them in relation to a theoretical, and/or historical cultural context; and, where appropriate, a substantial account of production and/or performance process; and
(c) such other work as may be prescribed by the Pro Vice-Chancellor (or nominee) on the recommendation of the Head of School in which the applicant proposes to enrol.
This program disestablished effective 1 January 2010, Council 27 November 2009 (C09:200).