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.

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

Innovation and Knowledge Translation in Music Therapy: Global Perspectives

Friday 31 Jan 2020 at 9:00am
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
This symposium will cross a range of different clinical areas. It’s an exciting opportunity to bring the world of music therapy to Melbourne and we warmly invite you to attend and hear about all the exciting research and its connection with clinical practice that is being led by some of the world-le...

Art Schools for Fire Relief

Thursday 30 Jan 2020 - Saturday 1 Feb 2020
40 Dodds Street
Margaret Lawrence Gallery, in collaboration with artists from Deakin University, Monash University, RMIT University and VCA, University of Melbourne invites you to a sale of donated works of art by some of Australia’s leading artists. Works of art start at $500 with sales opening at 12pm, Thursda...

Music Neuroscience Symposium 2020 – How Music Sculpts the Brain

Monday 24 Feb 2020 at 5:00pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences are delighted to welcome as our recently appointed Professorial Fellow in the MSPS, Dr Isabelle Peretz, from the University of Montreal. Dr Peretz’s keynote will describe the main findings of more than thirty...
  • 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

Dr Suzanne Fraser: coordinating the Centre of Visual Art (CoVA) – a ‘big, beautiful creature’ at the University of Melbourne

20 January 2020
Dr Suzanne Fraser is Centre Coordinator at the University of Melbourne's Centre of Visual Art (CoVA) and was previously a lecturer in Art History at the University. As well as...

Robert Walton on Child of Now and bringing your heart to work

10 January 2020
A creative trailblazer, Victorian College of the Arts Theatre lecturer Robert Walton has been credited with creating the world’s first piece of iPad theatre and has tour...

Four new faces at the Melbourne Conservatorium in 2020

23 December 2019
2020 promises to be an exciting year at the Melbourne Conservatorium, with milestone anniversaries, an incredible array of public performances, and teaching, research and musi...

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