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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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  • Design and Production Graduates 2020

    The graduating students from the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Design and Production), Master of Design for Performance and Master of Production Design for Screen have honed their t...
  • Dance 2020

    Graduating BFA Dance StudentsOur brave, resilient and committed 2020 Dance graduates have overcome incredible obstacles to realise their dance potential. Performing with techn...
  • Music Theatre Company 2020

    Music Theatre Company 2020 have had a year like no other and have emerged as a group of resilient, determined and agile young performers. A remarkable journey at VCA with oppo...

Latest News

Re-membrance, Re-volt, Re-emergence: a Social Practice lecture series at the VCA

14 January 2021
Re-membrance, Re-volt, Re-emergence is a global lecture series convened by Tania Cañas for the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) Social Practice and Community Engagement program...

Meet Tania Cañas, course coordinator of the Honours program in Social Practice and Community Engagement at the VCA

12 January 2021
The Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours in Social Practice and Community Engagement is a new one-year course for artists of all disciplines exploring community dynamics an...

Portland House Foundation Harry Hains Memorial Scholarship provides new opportunities in Film and Television at the Victorian College of the Arts

8 January 2021
Determined to support equal access opportunities in the arts, The Portland House Foundation has awarded the inaugural Harry Hains Memorial Scholarship in Film & Television...