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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

Master of Dance will launch at the University of Melbourne in 2022

13 July 2021
The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, home of the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, is pleased to launch a new Master of Dance for 2022.&n...

Is our thinking about emotions wrong? Dr Frederic Kiernan, University of Melbourne

29 June 2021
Thinking about "doing" emotions, rather than just "feeling" them, offers a new perspective on the mechanisms of social change....

Lighting of the Wilin for Reconciliation Week 2021

28 June 2021
Every year,  the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music comes together to celebrate the beginning of National Reconciliation Week by lighting the Wilin as part of a formal s...