Master of Dance
- CRICOS code: 105697M
2024 Start Year Intake
Applications open early August 2023
Applications close 31 October 2023
How do I apply?
There are three components to the application process. 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.
Submit a direct application via the University's application portal.
SUPPLEMENTARY APPLICATION & PORTFOLIO
Applicants will be required to provide an artistic statement and upload a digital portfolio to the supplementary application form.
Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend a 20-minute interview by the Selection Panel. Interviews will take place online via Zoom Web Conferencing.
Applicants should prepare and submit:
- a creative portfolio that demonstrates range of breadth of practice (examples of practice can include short video clips of performance, choreography, and interdisciplinary practice); and
- evidence of teaching and/or leadership of dance work such as through workshops, artistic direction, and/or community practice.
The portfolio should be a maximum of 30-minutes duration and needs to contain at least one of the following, appropriately titled and clearly identifying the applicant:
- Choreographic work/s authored by the applicant within the last five years;
- Dance performance in an original choreography or reconstruction;
- Portfolio of applicant’s current dance teaching practice;
- Screen or digital dance work made by the applicant;
- And/or portfolio of relevant dance work in a specialist area.
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
- Check the entry requirements and make sure you’re eligible.
- Ensure you meet the University's English Language requirements
- 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
- Submit a direct application via the University's application portal using course code MC-DNCE
- Complete a supplementary application