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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

We are unable to retrieve the latest events, please visit the Events website for a complete listing.

  • Production Graduates 2019

    The graduating students from the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Production), Master of Design for Performance and Master of Production Design for Screen have honed their technical, c...
  • 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...

Latest News

Fine Arts and Music – a callout to our community

3 April 2020
With doors closed across Melbourne's Arts Precinct, the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music is looking for ways to support its community of artists and musicians....

VCA introduces updated BFA curriculum for 2021

10 March 2020
In 2021, the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) will introduce an updated Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) curriculum, in which students will continue to take practical, studio-ba...

Meet Dr Brad Merrick, Senior Lecturer in Music (Performance Teaching) at the Melbourne Conservatorium

5 March 2020
Dr Brad Merrick is a passionate educator and performer who has been involved in music and performance teaching for many years. What does his life look like since he joined the...

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