Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The Subject is divided into three parts: 1) an exploration of early modern theatre practice; 2) Textual study of five early modern plays ; 3) a focus on different types of contemporary Shakespeare in production.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRob Conkie

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesSecondary research; essayResearch ForumWorkshop classesPerformance

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesDRA1MKT OR HUS1MOV


Incompatible subjectsDRA3SIP

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse texts and contexts to write a critical essay
02. Deliver an oral comparative analysis of selected Shakespearean performances
03. Research into the practices of the early modern theatre
04. Work in teams to create short Shakespearean performances

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRob Conkie

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 3.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Essay (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Performance (equivalent to 1250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1

Classroom exercises (equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO2, SILO4