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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

  • Disclosure Graduate Dance Season 2019

    at 7:30pm - 7:30pm
    An evening of contemporary dance showcasing graduating students from the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) in new works by Alisdair Macindoe, Larissa McGowan and James O’Har...
  • Folio Live 2019

    at 8:30pm - 8:30pm
    Collaborative sound and media works by graduating students of the Interactive Composition program. Over five evenings Interactive Composition students brought Grant Street The...
  • VCA Digital Archive

    The VCA Film and Television Digital Archive was launched on Tuesday 29 October at the Old Quad.As a learning and teaching resource, the VCA Film and Television Digital Archive...

Latest News

Meet Noemie Huttner-Koros, Master of Theatre (Dramaturgy) student at the University of Melbourne

31 July 2020
"Whether it’s chatting with a playwright or a set designer, it’s wonderful listening to people’s ideas and perspectives and dream up new projects together."...

Meet Jo Briscoe, Lecturer and Course Coordinator in Design and Production at the University of Melbourne

31 July 2020
Jo Briscoe is a production designer working in film and television and is a Lecturer in Production Design at the Victorian College of the Arts. Her professional design practic...

Meet Steph Kehoe, Course Coordinator of the BFA (Theatre) at the University of Melbourne

31 July 2020
Steph Kehoe has worked as a teacher, director and performer in Australia, Europe, the Americas and Asia. She trained under Jacques Lecoq at Ecole International de Théâtre Jacq...

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