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Master of Film and Television

    • CRICOS Code: 075498D
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    This course has an interview requirement

    Overview

    2021 Start Year Intake
    Applications open 3 August 2020

    Applications close 31 October 2020

    How do I apply?

    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.

    Entry into year 1(Selection Test):

    1. UNIVERSITY APPLICATION

      Submit a direct application via the University's application portal

    2. SUPPLEMENTARY APPLICATION & SELECTION TEST

      The selection test assesses each applicant's creative potential and ability to express yourself clearly and distinctively. Ideally you should allow at least two weeks' time to complete the the test, available via the supplementary application form

    3. INTERVIEW

      Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview as the final component of the application process. For more information please visit  Auditions and Interviews

    4. Entry into year 2 (Folio Submission):

      1. UNIVERSITY APPLICATION

        Submit a direct application via the University's application portal

      2. SUPPLEMENTARY APPLICATION & FOLIO

        The folio submission should include samples of your most recent film work. You may upload up to 30 minutes of material. Whole works are preferable to show reels. Applicants are recommended to also complete a selection test for Year 1 entry to ensure that you are considered for both year levels. Folio submission is via the supplementary application form

      3. INTERVIEW

        Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview as the final component of the application process. For more information please visit  Auditions and Interviews

        Conditions of Enrolment

        Successful applicants must meet the following conditions before commencing the course:

        First Aid certification

        Obtain a “Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)” certificate that will remain valid for the duration of your course.

        Equipment bond

        Pay a one-off $1,000 bond prior to enrolment, refundable upon completion or withdrawal of the course. The bond encourages you to treat our equipment with care.

        Terms and conditions

        As part of your supplementary application submission you will be required to read and accept the Terms and Conditions on which the offer of a place is made.

        APPLICATION Fees

        Applicants will be charged a non-refundable application fee payable via the supplementary application.

        Please note that some domestic applicants may be eligible for a waiver of the supplementary application fee, if you are a Health Care Card holder or have special circumstances.

        For persons who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, the supplementary application fee will be waived. Please contact the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development for assistance.

        Other circumstances which could mean you’re eligible for a waiver of the supplementary application fee include disadvantaged financial background, i.e. as a category of Graduate Access Melbourne, the University of Melbourne's special entry and access scheme for domestic students.

        If you believe you are eligible for a waiver of the supplementary application fee, please email fineartsmusic-admissions@unimelb.edu.au prior to submitting your supplementary application form, and include a scanned copy of the relevant documentation as evidence of your eligibility.

        GRADUATE ACCESS MELBOURNE

        Graduate Access Melbourne is the University of Melbourne's special entry and access scheme for domestic students.

        It can help you gain a place in a degree even if your WAM (weighted average mark) is below the selection rank normally needed for an offer, however you still need to meet course prerequisites. You may be also eligible for guaranteed entry and there are Access Scholarships available also.

        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-FILMTV
    6. Complete a supplementary application
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