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Study fine arts at Melbourne

Unleash your creative potential

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Our graduate fine arts programs allow you to immerse yourself in your discipline while developing the specialist skills needed for your professional career in the creative industries.
Taught by expert professionals with strong industry expertise, our programs are designed to connect you to industry through your studies, so you can launch into your career with confidence.

Develop your individual artistic flair, professional practice and a deeper understanding of how this practice intersects with contemporary art.

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Study theory, methods, research and professional practice across health, educational and community contexts, with a teaching method that incorporates experiential, theoretical and practice-based learning approaches. For students wishing to specialise in drama or dance movement therapy.

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A vehicle for students to engage in practice-based research, dance theory and creative technologies equipping them with the skills and know-how to advance their capabilities for working in today’s professional environment. The program promotes understanding of the social, political and cultural issues around embodiment, community and the environment.

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Intensive, studio-based training in writing, directing, and editing of your own productions, with complementary studies in research methods, screen language, and technical crewing.

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Gain industry-leading knowledge and the skills to work as a professional producer in the rapidly transforming screen industry.

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Train in the craft of professional screenwriting aligned with your personal vision, leading to compelling and exciting stories that are ready for a feature film or television markets.

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Learn the skills, knowledge and hands-on experience necessary to successfully take on design roles for either stage or screen, creating the visual style of environments and characters to convey meaning to the audience.

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Develop the collaborative creative skills, reflective processes, leadership attributes and industry know-how of directors for performance in the broadest sense of the term, including text-based theatre, new writing, devised work, live art and community and cultural development.

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Enhance your potential for artistic leadership and attain in-depth knowledge of dramaturgical thinking and practices from industry professionals.

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Develop skills in writing for the diverse contexts of live and digital performance alongside gaining a deeper understanding of the relationship between the writer and the cultural contexts in which they write.

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Why study fine arts?

  • We bring together a community of practicing artists, writers, and performers
  • Study in state-of-the-art facilities in the heart of Melbourne's Arts Precinct
  • Our programs are taught by expert professionals with strong industry connections

Graduate Study Series

The countdown is on for our Grad Study Series starting this October! Choose from more than 30 events held online and on campus where you'll meet academics and staff to get all the course advice you need to take the next step in your career.

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Looking for personalised advice?

Find out more about our graduate degrees and get support with your application. Speak to our expert staff online, via phone or at an upcoming event. You can also register to learn more about your course options and opportunities via email.