Master of Dance

  • CRICOS code: 105697M

The experience


Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

The course is taught at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, the proud home of the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Teaching, research and performance takes place in our purpose-build Performing Arts facilities on the University of Melbourne’s Southbank campus in the heart of the Melbourne Arts Precinct.

While studying at the Faculty, you will have the chance to benefit from a range of partnerships and engagement activities at major arts companies, local and national festivals, and sister institutions around the world.

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VCA Dance is home to the Kummarge program for First Nations dancers. Working closely with the Wilin Centre of Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development, Kummarge (Boonwurrung for rising) is a multi-faceted program that aims to create a culturally safe environment for students to grow as artists. Connecting First Nations dance students to indigenous staff, resources and mentors, Kummarge provides opportunities to receive mentoring support from senior indigenous dancers and maintain connections to kin and country. First Nations applicants for the Masters of Dance Program are eligible for the Kantor First Nations Dance Scholarships.

The Kummarge program will launch soon.

Wilin Centre

Situated in the heart of Melbourne's Arts Precinct, the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development provides exposure to contemporary Indigenous arts practices and supports the recruitment of Indigenous artists, academics and students.

Learn more about the Wilin Centre