International students

The Faculty of the VCA and MCM at the University of Melbourne is a place of creativity, diversity and stimulation. We welcome students from around the world to join us in our pursuit of creative and artistic excellence.

International students who study at the Faculty enjoy many opportunities. You will work with leading performers, artists and scholars; and you will thrive at our vibrant campuses, which are located in the heart of Melbourne’s world-renowned Southbank arts precinct and at the University of Melbourne’s Parkville site. Throughout your studies, we will help you make the most of your international experience.

The Faculty of the VCA and MCM is a diverse and dynamic creative arts faculty, offering degrees in Dance, Theatre, Film and Television, Visual Art, Music, Music Theatre and Production.

We enjoy strong links with Melbourne and Australia’s vibrant creative arts community and leading international arts institutions.

To study at Melbourne, you will gain access to the breadth and depth of programs on offer at the University of Melbourne – as well as the exceptional social and support facilities available. We understand that transitioning into a new environment can be slightly daunting, and we can help with accommodation, orientation, academic, student services and counseling advice.


Useful links

University of Melbourne Future Students - International 

International Student Services

Academic Skills

University of Melbourne Scholarships


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Tamirat Gebremariam, Master of Visual Art student, 2009