Welcome to the Centre for Cultural Partnerships

Welcome to the Centre for Cultural Partnerships

Learn about the Centre for Cultural Partnership and how you can explore cultural themes of ethics and aesthetics; politics and poilicy; community and participation.

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Support the Centre for Cultural Partnerships

Support the Centre for Cultural Partnerships

Funding provides direct support to the Centre for Cultural Partnerships in the form of scholarships and special projects.

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GCACE Information Evenings- 11 & 18 September.

GCACE Information Evenings- 11 & 18 September.

The CCP has developed an intensive Graduate Certificate in Art and Community Engagement, Information Sessions are taking place in September. More Information...

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Centre for Cultural Partnerships

CCP is a graduate teaching and research centre across the arts, social practice, and community development. Our growing cohort is comprised of practice-based and scholarly backgrounds including artists, creative producers and workers from not-for-profit or local government sectors.

Connected by a shared interest in art, collaboration and engagement - our graduates now work in areas such as digital media, international development, urban planning, education, contemporary art, social justice and cultural policy contexts. Offering frameworks for arts and community practice, these programs are designed for both domestic and overseas applicants. Our Centre welcomes applicants from diverse socio-cultural backgrounds and abilities.

Studying at CCP, 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. Gaining an international reputation in the field, CCP’s faculty and students currently work in creative collaborations and research partnerships across Australia, UK, Chile, Germany, Canada, USA, Tonga, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Singapore, and Portugal.

Fundamental to the Centre’s programs (research, teaching and partnerships) is the examination of the changing role of the the arts in community collaborations, social relations, and leadership.

Academic Programs offered include:

  • Graduate Research Degrees
    • MFA and PhD - including practice-based research
  • Coursework
    • Master of Arts and Community Practice (MACP)
    • Graduate Certificate in Art and Community Engagement (GCACE)
  •  Undergraduate Breadth subjects: Street Art, Games and Playfulness, The Creative City


CCP  host an ARC Linkage Project on community-based arts and evaluation and works in research partnership on cultural projects. For further invoformation on the ARC Linkage Project go to www.spectresofevaluation.com