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

Folio Live

Wednesday 13 Nov 2019 at 6:30pm
Grant Street
Collaborative sound and media works by graduating students of the Interactive Composition program. Over five evenings Interactive Composition students bring Grant Street Theatre to life in sound and vision – each presenting unique works that collectively incorporate music and sound with film, animat...

Folio Live

Friday 15 Nov 2019 at 6:30pm
Grant Street
Collaborative sound and media works by graduating students of the Interactive Composition program. Over five evenings Interactive Composition students bring Grant Street Theatre to life in sound and vision – each presenting unique works that collectively incorporate music and sound with film, animat...

Folio Live

Friday 15 Nov 2019 at 6:30pm
Grant Street
Collaborative sound and media works by graduating students of the Interactive Composition program. Over five evenings Interactive Composition students bring Grant Street Theatre to life in sound and vision – each presenting unique works that collectively incorporate music and sound with film, animat...
  • Acting Company 2019

    November 6 2019
    Our annual Showcase celebrates the graduating actors from Company 2019. With invaluable intensive training in Acting, Movement, Voice, and Theatre Making Practices, these tale...
  • Music Theatre Company 2019

    November 6 2019
    Music Theatre Company 2019 have had a remarkable journey at VCA that has seen them soak up opportunities to learn from the world’s best, both here and overseas. From 'Mo...
  • Dance Company 2019

    November 4 2019
    Our talented and committed 2019 Dance graduates have finessed their skills in technical facility, artistic sensibility and creative capacities to deepen their knowledge of dan...

GRAD.SHOW.2019

For the first time ever, we showcase the work of all our graduating Visual Art students in one spectacular event. Join us Wednesday 4 December for the exhibition opening. Exhibition closes Sunday 15 December.

Register for opening

Latest News

Luke Devenish: how screenwriting pulses through The Heart of the Ritz

12 November 2019
Luke Devenish is a novelist, screenwriter, playwright and lecturer who currently teaches Screenwriting at the Victorian College of the Arts. So how do all of those skills comb...

Meet Priya Namana, Master of Contemporary Art student at the University of Melbourne

11 November 2019
After moving to Melbourne to pursue design, Priya Namana found herself increasingly frustrated at the socio-political climate around her. She talks about how she found a const...

Homeside: music therapy for people living with dementia goes global

31 October 2019
Homeside is training family carers worldwide to use music interventions to manage behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia....

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