The Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne is the oldest faculty in the university and a premier institution containing humanities disciplines ranked 18th in the world for arts, humanities and social sciences by the QS World University Rankings by Faculty 2016. Established in 1853, the Faculty of Arts is home to nine departments, five schools, 14 research centres and specialized study programs.
Melbourne Arts offers a range of professionally orientated master's by coursework programs that provide a unique combination of
theoretical knowledge and allow students to develop practical industry skills and linkages. The value of "the Melbourne experience"
for students and staff is enriched by the assistance provided for travel to undertake research, study abroad and student exchange
programs, as well as professional development and visiting scholar programs.
Schools within the Melbourne Facutly of Arts
The University of Melbourne Faculty of Arts has two graduate schools, the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Melbourne School of Government.
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences - Our programs are designed to deliver opportunities for intense intellectual engagement between students, teachers and industry leaders in an environment where cohort-building and networking are fostered.
Melbourne School of Government - The Melbourne School of Government is designed to inspire and equip individuals to make a difference on a global scale. Through rigorous research, teaching and debate, we convert shared knowledge into collective wisdom influencing politics and decision making to improve future outcomes.
Asia Institute - The key centre for studies in Asian languages and cultures. Teaching programs include Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian and Japanese languages, as well as Asian and Islamic Studies.
School of Culture and Communication - Progams in Art History, Arts Management, Australian Indigenous Studies, Creative Writing, English and Theatre Studies, Gender Studies, Media and Communications, Publishing and Communications, Screen and Cultural Studies.
School of Languages and Linguistics - Melbourne provides excellence in language teaching and learning, and ensure wider access across the university community, to high-level competency in languages and cultures.
School of Historical and Philosophical Studies - Offers programs in History, History and Philosophy of Science and Philosophy, Classics and Archaeology, Cultural Materials Conservation and Jewish History and Culture.
School of Social and Political Sciences - The university has a team of dedicated staff in the disciplines of Political Science, Criminology and Sociology as well as allied research centres providing a dynamic environment to further your studies.
University of Melbourne Faculty of Arts Graduate DegreesMaster of Arts
The Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) also offers visual and performing arts training. Postgraduate programs are offered in areas of visual art, fine art, dance, choreography, film and television, music and community cultural development practice.
Students wanting to undertake postgraduate research can enrol in a Masters by Research or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
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