Applications and auditions

Information for new applicants including important dates and audition schedules.

9 NOVEMBER 2017

  • Master of Production Design for Screen: Interview notifications have been issued to all applicants via email
  • Master of Design for Performance: Interview notifications have been issued to all applicants via email

8 NOVEMBER 2017

  • Graduate Diploma in Music: Audition notifications have been issued to all applicants via email
  • Bachelor of Music (Honours)(Performance): Audition notifications have been issued to all applicants via email

7 NOVEMBER 2017

  • Bachelor of Music (Honours)(Jazz and Improvisation): Audition notifications have been issued to all applicants via email

6 NOVEMBER 2017

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation): Shortlisted applicants have been issued interview notifications via email.

3 NOVEMBER 2017

  • Master of Film and Television (Narrative): Shortlisted applicants have been issued interview notifications via email

31 OCTOBER 2017

  • Bachelor of Fine Art (Visual Art): applicants have been emailed with details on how to book interview times online via GoBookings. Please contact vcamcm-admissions@unimelb.edu.au for any queries
  • Bachelor of Fine Art (Music Theatre): applicants have been emailed with details on how to book interview times online via GoBookings. Please contact vcamcm-admissions@unimelb.edu.au for any queries
  • Bachelor of Fine Art (Production): interview notifications have been issued to all applicants via email

26 OCTOBER 2017

  • Master of Film and Television (Documentary): Shortlisted applicants have been issued interview notifications via email
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting): Shortlisted applicants have been issued interview notifications via email
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television): Shortlisted applicants have been issued interview notifications via email

24 OCTOBER 2017

  • Master of Screenwriting: shortlisted applicants have been issued their interview notifications via email

23 OCTOBER 2017

  • Master of Producing: interview notifications were issued last week
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting): audition notifications were issued today
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theatre): audition notifications were issued today
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre): applicants who have nominated to attend an audition in Sydney have been emailed with details on how to book audition times online via GoBookings. Please contact vcamcm-admissions@unimelb.edu.au for any queries
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) (Visual Art): applicants have been emailed with details on how to book interview times online via GoBookings. Please contact vcamcm-admissions@unimelb.edu.au for any queries

17 OCTOBER 2017

  • Master of Music Therapy: applicants have been issued instructions to book their own interview time via GoBookings. Interviews will be held 23-30 October.
  • Master of Contemporary Art: applicants have been issued instructions to book their own interview time via GoBookings. Interviews will be held in the week commencing 30 October.
  • Master of Music (Orchestral Performance): round 2 audition notifications have been issued. Auditions will be held on Sunday 5 November.

Interview notifications have been issued for the following Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) specialisations:

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours)(Animation)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours)(Film and Television)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours)(Screenwriting)

16 OCTOBER 2017

Master of Music (Performance Teaching)

Audition notifications were issued last week for Master of Music (Performance Teaching) applicants. Please contact vcamcm-admissions@unimelb.edu.au for any queries.

10 OCTOBER 2017

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre)

Applicants who have nominated to attend an audition in Perth were emailed yesterday with details on how to book audition times online via GoBookings. Please contact vcamcm-admissions@unimelb.edu.au for any queries.

5 OCTOBER 2017

Master of Music (Orchestral Performance)

Successful shortlist/second round applicants have been notified via email. More information regarding your audition date and time to follow soon.

2 OCTOBER 2017

Selection Tests for the following courses are closing today:

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting)

Bachelor of Music (Performance/Composition/Musicology/Ethnomusicology)

Audition Application Forms on SlideRoom will remain open until Friday 6 October.

Applicants experiencing continuing issues submitting to University of Melbourne application portal

Please select your course and proceed as far as you are able to in the application portal. Email vcamcm-admissions@unimelb.edu.au with your University of Melbourne ID username number, full name, course (and specialisation) and request the Admissions team to submit your application on your behalf.

30 SEPTEMBER 2017

Due to technical issues preventing applicants from applying, the University application portal will remain open to Monday 2 October for the following courses:

  • Master of Music Therapy
  • Master of Music (Performance Teaching)
  • Master of Contemporary Art
  • Graduate Diploma in Music
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Music (Honours) (all specialisations)
  • Master of Film and Television
  • Master of Screenwriting
  • Master of Producing

Master of Film and Television

Selection Test closes today.

28 SEPTEMBER 2017

5.00PM (AEST) - Applications for the following undergraduate courses have closed:

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theatre)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Production)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art)
  • Bachelor of Music (all specialisations)

27 SEPTEMBER 2017

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance)

Sydney Auditions - All scheduled auditions for Sydney (9-10 October) have now been sent to applicants via email. Check your email and junk folders. If not received, contact vcamcm-admissions@unimelb.edu.au with your full name, course, VTAC ID or University of Melbourne ID number.

19 SEPTEMBER 2017

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance)

Canberra auditions - All scheduled auditions for Canberra (2 October) have now been sent to applicants via email. Check your email junk folders. If not received, contact vcamcm-admissions@unimelb.edu.au with your full name, course, VTAC ID or University of Melbourne ID.

14 SEPTEMBER 2017

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance)

Melbourne Auditions - All scheduled auditions for Melbourne have now been sent to applicants via email. Check your email junk folders. If not received, contact vcamcm-admissions@unimelb.edu.au with your full name, course, VTAC ID or University of Melbourne ID.

12 SEPTEMBER 2017

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance)

Melbourne Auditions - Applicants scheduled to audition on Sunday 17th September have been sent email notifications.  
Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra applicants scheduled to audition in October will receive email notifications soon.

6 SEPTEMBER 2017

Selection Tests for the following courses are now open:

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting)

Deadline for BFA Selection tests is 11.59PM, 2 October 2017. Email notifications have been sent to all applicants. Please check the inbox of the email address registered with VTAC or the University of Melbourne application portal. Contact vcamcm-admissions@unimelb.edu.au if you have not received communication.

1 SEPTEMBER 2017

The following courses have now closed for applications:

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting)
  • Master of Music (Orchestral Performance)

The Selection Test for the Master of Film and Television course has now been posted on the course website. Applications close 11.59PM, 30 September 2017.

  • How will I know my application has been received?

    You will receive a confirmation email once you have successfully submitted your supplementary form. Please check your email junk email folders for missing confirmation emails. We strongly advise you to add the @unimelb.edu.au domain to your approved email contacts. If you have not received anything, please contact us to check that the email you provided is correct.

  • When do I receive my audition/interview time?

    You will receive an email notifying you of your audition or interview time a minimum of 2 weeks beforehand. Don’t contact us – we’ll contact you!

  • What if I cannot attend my audition or interview?

    Attending a live audition or interview is your best chance of being accepted into the course. If there are dates you are unavailable (e.g. because of a VCE exam or other legitimate reason, NOT because you want to go to schoolies!), please detail this on the supplementary form or via email. If we cannot schedule you for a live audition or interview, in most cases you will be offered the opportunity to submit a recorded audition or do a telephone interview.

  • Am I able to provide my own accompanist for a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre) audition?

    No, please do not bring your own accompanist for a BFA (Music Theatre) audition. An accompanist will be provided, please see the course entry requirements page for full details.

  • Am I able to get contact details for the accompanist for a Bachelor of Fine Art (Music Theatre) audition to practice with/contact prior?

    In the interests of fairness amongst all applicants, no contact details will be distributed for the accompanist. You will, however, have 5 minutes with them to talk through your cuts and tempo before entering the room.

  • Do I need to provide my own accompanist for a Bachelor of Music audition?

    Yes, applicants for the Bachelor of Music are expected to provide their own accompanist (for applicable instruments/specialisations). You can view a list of recommended accompanists here, although you are free to audition with any accompanist of your choosing (i.e. it doesn't have to be someone from our list).

  • When will I know the outcome of my application?

    You will be sent an advisory letter in December regarding the outcome of your audition or interview. This is not a formal offer from the University, but an indication of how well you went through the audition/interview process, so you can take this into consideration for any changes to your VTAC preferences. Formal offers from the University will be sent via email in January.

  • Can I receive credit for prior study?

    Yes, it is possible to receive credit for prior study (subject to approval). Domestic students are asked to apply for this once they have been accepted into a course.