About this course
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed one of:
(a) the Victorian Certificate of Education including VCE Units 3 and 4 either a study score of at least 25 in English/English Language/Literature or a study score of at least 30 in English as an Additional Language;
(b) the International Baccalaureate Diploma including at least Grade 4 in English or English B (Standard Level or Higher Level);
(c) a senior secondary program, foundation studies program or equivalent approved by Academic Board including appropriate English language studies.
Applicants are also required to complete as prescribed by the Academic Board:
- a set creative task; and
- an interview (shortlisted applicants only).
Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.
2. In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:
- the set creative task; and
- performance in an interview (shortlisted applicants only); and
- prior academic achievement.
3. The Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Academic Board rules on the use of selection instruments.
4. For applicants who have not completed the Victorian Certificate of Education or the International Baccalaureate Diploma, the undergraduate English language requirements must be met.
- For applicants through the Victorian Tertiary Admission Centre, “middle-band” selection adjustments are made only on the basis of eligibility for Access Melbourne
- Details for the set creative task and interview (shortlisted applicants only) can be found on the Fine Arts and Music Study website https://finearts-music.unimelb.edu.au/study-with-us
- Successful applicants will be required to hold a current Working with Children Check and this must remain valid for the duration of the course
Inherent requirements (core participation requirements)
Communication Skills: Students require effective and efficient communication skills about their knowledge and application of practicing arts disciplines.
Creative, Intellectual and Organisational Abilities: Students require the capacity for high-level creative performance or production, and are expected to have the ability to develop problem-solving skills and to comprehend disciplinary and cross-disciplinary information.
Behavioural and Social Attributes: Students participate in a complex learning environment and must take responsibility for their own participation and learning. Collaborative learning environments require students to demonstrate a wide range of interpersonal skills which contributes to and considers the needs of other students. Assessment may include the outcomes of tasks completed in collaboration with other students.
Students who have a disability which may prevent them from participating in tasks involving these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact Student Equity and Disability Services: https://students.unimelb.edu.au/student-support/student-equity-and-disability-support
Last updated: 10 November 2023