Welcome to the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

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.

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3,125

core degree students across the Faculty

1st

in Australia for performing arts

$200M

invested in world-class facilities since 2010

Upcoming Events

Conservatorium Choir

Tuesday 22 Oct 2019 at 7:30pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
The Conservatorium Choir comprises a significant number of Conservatorium students, along with breadth students from across the University. This concert is the culmination of a semester’s work and will be led by Conductor Rick Prakhoff. The highlights of this concert are the beautiful Mass in G b...

Baroque Ensemble and Early Voices

Wednesday 23 Oct 2019 at 6:30pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
Directors: Stephen Grant, Robert Nairn, Rachael Beesley The University of Melbourne's Baroque Ensemble and Early Voices present a concert featuring J.S. Bach's choral masterwork Magnificat, BWV 243.2, written for the feast of Visitation in 1733.

Conservatorium Choir

Thursday 24 Oct 2019 at 7:30pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
The Conservatorium Choir comprises a significant number of Conservatorium students, along with breadth students from across the University. This concert is the culmination of a semester’s work and will be led by Conductor Rick Prakhoff. The highlights of this concert are the beautiful Mass in G b...
  • On the Town

    September 21 2019
    An energetic wartime musical about three sailors on a 24-hour leave in New York City, featuring thrilling music by Leonard Bernstein with playful lyrics and book by Betty Comd...
  • Mad Forest

    September 13 2019
    Mad Forest tells an epic story about oppression; of very ordinary people who become unwittingly complicit in a grand deception.Written by Caryl ChurchillDirected by Sean...
  • Mirror Mirror

    September 12 2019
    At a private high school in America’s south, a teenage boy is exiled for being himself, unleashing something evil amongst them. Part fairytale, part nightmare, part...

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Latest News

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Five Questions for Caitlin Overton, Master of Theatre (Directing) student

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Having grown up in rural NSW, VCA Theatre student Caitlin Overton is looking for ways to bridge the gap between rural and metropolitan creatives....

Meet Krishan Meepe, Ethnomusicology student at the University of Melbourne

14 October 2019
Melbourne Conservatorium of Music student Krishan Meepe says Ethnomusicology has given him the tools to unpack some of the complex intersections of music, and politics....

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