Welcome to the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

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Learn to think, feel and create in the way only you can

Pursue the mastery of your discipline at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music. As the proud home of the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, the Faculty is dedicated to composition, conducting, dance, design, production, ethnomusicology, film and television, interactive composition, jazz and improvisation, musicology, music performance, music psychology, music theatre, music therapy, theatre and visual arts.

Join us in Melbourne's Arts Precinct and find your artistic voice.

Options to suit your creative pathway

From full-time degree study to breadth subjects to corporate workshops, we have flexible options on offer.

Diversify, learn and get ahead

Explore a passion or discover something new through breadth study. With our world-class training and facilities.

Research that goes deeper

Understand the full impact and importance of the arts, and how you can contribute.

Alumni

Have you studied at the Victorian College of the Arts or the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music? Make sure that your contact information is up-to-date to receive news, offers and opportunities.

More about alumni

3,125

core degree students across the Faculty

1st

in Australia for performing arts

$200M

invested in world-class facilities since 2010

Upcoming Events

  • The Hello Girls

    Presented by VCA Music Theatre and Design and Production studentsFrom New York to Paris, from ragtime to jazz: The Hello Girls chronicles the story of America’s first wo...
  • 10 Degrees

    A collaborative, interdisciplinary project presented by VCA Dance and Design and Production studentsMentored by Anna Cordingley, Matthew Scott and Anna SmithRedefining what it...
  • Gaban

    By Brook Andrew Directed by Budi Miller Presented by VCA Acting and Design and Production studentsGaban is a new Australian work written by First Nations artist Brook Andrew a...

Latest News

VCA graduate showcase streamed free for the first time on MIFF play

20 September 2021
Short film lovers will be treated to more than 40 films by the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Film and Television graduating class of 2020 in a special free-to-view onlin...

Congratulations to our alumni participant in Impact 2

17 September 2021
Impact 2 was launched this week in Melbourne by award-winning filmmaking company Imagine Entertainment. The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music was delighted to learn that scr...

Kummarge provides pathways for emerging First Nations dance artists at the VCA

16 September 2021
Kummarge, a new program directed by dance artist and visionary leader, Wiradjuri man Daniel Riley, is about ensuring that First Nations students and aspiring dance artists don...