Circus Arts Specialisation and Physiology

BCA10006 12.5 Credit Points Prahran


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 190 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


NICA NICA Semester 2 NICA NICA Semester 2

12 Jul 21 - 3 Dec 21

7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
25 Jul 21

13 Aug 21

11 Jul 22 - 4 Dec 22

6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
24 Jul 22

12 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
23 Sep 22


BCA10002 Foundation Studies in Circus Arts

Aims and objectives

In this unit students focus on fundamental principles and practices of their chosen circus specialisations. They will advance their understanding of biomechanics and specific foundation skills in relation to their specialisation. Students study appropriate safety procedures as well as design, use and maintain equipment needed for their specialisation. They will also research aspects of the current global market for their chosen specialisations.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Understand aspects of the current global market relating to their chosen specialisation.
2. Construct skills and sequences related to their specialisation.
3. Maintain the equipment and implement safety requirements for their chosen specialisations.
4. Understand professional behaviours and practices of the circus industry.

Courses with unit

BA-CIRCA1 Bachelor of Circus Arts