Writing & Directing (BA, Diploma)

Collarts Australia

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The award
BA, Diploma

How long you will study
2 Years

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study

Course starts
February, May, September

International course fees
AUD 74640 per total

All study options

About Writing & Directing at Collarts

If you dream of a career as a Writer or Director, this course is for you.

The Writing & Directing course is perfect for students who want to write and create original work for the stage and theatre, as well as those who want to direct theatrical works, from contemporary plays to the classics. You will be taught and mentored by experienced industry experts who are currently working as writers and directors.

With units focusing on directing and production, theatre studies, and writing workshops, you will gain knowledge in complementary and intertwined practices of writing and realise the script as a director, while laying the blueprint for character, action, performance and production.

Students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in sought-after industry placements. You will also work closely with students from other courses to foster a well-rounded understanding of the arts and entertainment industries.

Collarts offers students a variety of real-life industry experiences so that they are career-ready when they graduate. Through our industry partnerships, students have opportunities to gain access to a variety of real-world experiences and industry connections.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA, DiplomaHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsFebruary, May, SeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 74640 per total

Entry requirements


  • Applicants are required to successfully complete VCAL, VCE, IB, or state/international Year 12 equivalent. If students have not completed the year 12 requirements, they must be at least 20 years of age
  • The Diploma can be used as a pathway into the Bachelor degree
  • There are no ATAR minimum or subject requirements


  • Applicants are required to successfully complete VCE, IB, or state/international Year 12 equivalent
  • VCAL students are not eligible for the Bachelor until they have successfully completed the diploma
  • If students have not completed the year 12 requirements, they must be at least 20 years of age
  • There are no ATAR minimum or subject requirements


  • If none of the above qualifications have successfully been completed, applicants must be 20 years of age or older with 2 years of work experience to apply

What students think about Collarts


    Flying over from the Philippines, international student Paulo shares why he chose to start his career in Entertainment Management in Australia. Watch his video testimonial here.


    International student Sara shares her experience studying at Collarts, travelling all the way from Denmark and starting her career in Music Performance in Australia. Watch her video testimonial here.

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