Bachelor of Performing Arts (Management)

Te Kura Toi Whakaari O Aotearoa: New Zealand Drama School Incorporated

Subject area

Organisation Management

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Entry requirements

All student admissions to the course are by written application and interview Applications will be publicised nationally through targeted advertising, a prospectus, and the Toi Whakaari website.
Admission to the first year of the programme will be based on evaluation through interview by a selection panel. Applications are invited from candidates of all backgrounds, with or without prior experience in the performing arts.
Students must be at least 18 years of age prior to the first day of their first year of study.

International applicants are also required to provide verified evidence of their English proficiency. IELTs required for entry is 6 overall in academic bands with no less than 5.5 in any band.

Selection criteria:
Candidates should exhibit
a clear interest in a career path in the performing arts
leadership potential
good communication skills
an ability to engage in a collaborative process
motivation to learn
a willingness to engage in a dialogue about performance practice

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Bachelor of Performing Arts (Management) degree programme aims to:

prepare students for production and management careers in theatre, television, film and related industries, through a combination of practical and theoretical studies, and
explore and test the possibilities inherent in theatre and other performing arts through a commitment to collaborative process and interdisciplinary work.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Business and Management at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 381 9251
Fax: (04) 389 4996

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