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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.


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.

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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

Dance science pioneer Professor Emma Redding appointed VCA Director

20 October 2021
The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at the University of Melbourne is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Emma Redding as incoming Director of the Victorian Coll...

Two Faculty violinists among Dorcas McClean award semi-finalists

6 October 2021
Seven semi-finalists and four jurors have been announced for the prestigious triennial Dorcas McClean Travelling Scholarship for young violinists....

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...