Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance)

    • CRICOS Code: 093583B
    • VTAC Code: 3800638931
    • International VTAC Code: 3800638933

    Where will this take me?


    Meet Jack Riley

    In 2019, the University of Melbourne gave 30 students and alumni their first commission, to celebrate the power of artistic minds and the launch of our redeveloped Southbank campus. Here, alum Jack Riley (Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance), 2016) talks about the making of his work Duplex.

    Read more about Jack’s experience


    As a graduate, you will have developed your skills and expertise to work independently (or in an ensemble), in a wide range of careers in Australia and internationally. Our graduates have diverse careers as:

    • Dancers
    • Artistic directors
    • Dance teachers
    • Choreographers
    • Community dance artists
    • Contemporary dance teachers
    • Dance researchers
    • Dance scientists
    • Dance writers/ critics
    • Dance academics

    Industry partnerships

    As a student, you will have the opportunity to connect with a range of people through our industry partnerships, including:

    Graduate pathways

    Upon completion, you may wish to develop your research ability and extend your creative practice in communities outside a traditional arts context with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) (Social Practice And Community Engagement).


    Rachel Wisby

    Graduate pathways

    Once you've completed your undergraduate degree, you can go on to gain employment or begin a graduate degree and work towards a professional qualification such as law, engineering or medicine. Or you could join our graduate research community and contribute to our world-changing research.

    Your graduate degree will be internationally recognised, and set you apart from those who study a traditional Australian single or double degree.

    Explore the graduate pathways available once you complete your undergraduate degree here.