Victorian College of the Arts


Victorian College of the Arts

The Victorian College of the Arts brings together an extensive range of creative disciplines including Art, Dance, Theatre, Film and Television, Contemporary Music, Music Theatre, Production, Community Cultural Development and Indigenous Arts Management.

We offer a broad range of undergraduate and graduate study opportunities as well as short course programs within the following schools and centers:

  • School of Art
  • School of Performing Arts (Dance, Theatre, Production)
  • School of Film & Television
  • School of Contemporary Music (including Music Theatre)
  • The Centre for Ideas
  • The Centre for Cultural Partnerships

School of Film and Television

As Australia’s oldest and most respected university-based film school, Film and Television at the VCA attract and challenges a diverse cohort of students. By joining us, you will be pushed to explore your creative potential, while forming relationships that will prove invaluable throughout your career.

Our practice-based ethos puts creativity and storytelling at the heart of everything we do. We balance critical training with intensive small classes and studio-based practice – which delivers exceptional results.

Our graduates have won scores of international awards at the Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Berlin, Tribeca and New York film festivals.

Our broad range of programs is taught by some of Australia’s leading filmmakers and industry gurus and include:

  • ⋅ Non-award 12-month and summer programs (open to all comers)
  • ⋅ Three years Bachelor of Fine Art (Film and Television)
  • ⋅ Three year Bachelor of Fine Art (Animation)
  • ⋅ Three year Bachelor of Fine Art (Screenwriting)
  • ⋅ Specialist Masters programs
  • ⋅ Research Higher Degrees to Ph.D. level

In every course and at every stage, we help you become a thinking filmmaker.

You will have the opportunity to work the best High Definition equipment in the business. More importantly, to study Film and TV at the VCA puts you in stellar company – likeminded, creative and passionate people whose filmmaking careers may share your own trajectory.



Victorian College of the Arts
The University of Melbourne
234 St Kilda Rd

VIC 3006 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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