Coursework

Master of Contemporary Art

  • CRICOS code: 075494G
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This course has an interview requirement

Overview

2023 Start Year Intake

Applications open 1 August 2022

Applications close 31 October 2022


There are three components to each application. Applicants must complete components 1 and 2 by the application closing date.

If you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person, you may like to contact our Faculty’s Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development before proceeding. They can assist you with your application and provide you with additional information about your study options.

  1. UNIVERSITY Application
    Submit a direct application via the University's application portal
  2. supplementary application

    Applicants are required to upload a written proposal and portfolio via the supplementary application form

    For the written proposal, applicants should prepare and submit:

    • a 500-word proposal outlining:
      • conceptual and research framework for new works to be explored during the course with the technical, material and other requirements (eg. studio space, teaching expertise)
      • recent visual art practice and contemporary artists or writers who influence work

    For the portfolio, applicants should prepare and submit:

    • a curriculum vitae; and
    • a folio including a maximum of 10 images or 8 minutes of video documenting recent work relevant to the written proposal.
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  3. Interview

    Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview and discuss their written proposal and portfolio as the final component of the application process. For more information on the portfolio requirements and interview, please visit Auditions and Interviews

GRADUATE ACCESS MELBOURNE

Graduate Access Melbourne (GAM) is the University’s equity program for domestic graduate students. Under GAM, specific circumstances of applicants will be considered in relation to admission and bursaries.

You can apply using one or more of these categories:

  • Disadvantaged financial background
  • From a rural or isolated area
  • Under-represented school
  • Difficult circumstances
  • Disability or medical condition
  • Non-English speaking background
  • Recognition as an Indigenous Australian
  • Mature-age consideration (Non-School leaver entry pathway)

Wondering if you are eligible for any of these categories? Each category has its own criteria, so before applying, check to see if you are eligible via the Graduate Access Melbourne page, as well as instructions on how to apply.

Before you apply

  1. Check the degree website
  2. Check the entry requirements and make sure you’re eligible
  3. Ensure you meet the University’s English language requirements
  4. If you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person, you may like to contact our Faculty’s Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development before proceeding
  5. Submit a direct application via the University's application portal using course code MC-CTPYART
  6. Complete your supplementary application
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