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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.

More about alumni


core degree students across the Faculty


in Australia for performing arts


invested in world-class facilities since 2010

  • Ghostlight

    As theatres went dark during 2020, the tradition of the ghostlight kept hopes for the return of live performance alive. To celebrate the power of this tradition the graduating...
  • 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...

Latest News

Feral queerness – an interview with Associate Professor Alyson Campbell

1 March 2021
Running interference? Going feral? Alyson Campbell discusses her research projects and strategies relating to her own queerness and the queerness of others....

Dr Sarah Woodland: 'Social justice is a connective tissue in my applied theatre work'

16 February 2021
In her role as Dean's Research Fellow in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, Dr Sarah Woodland leads a portfolio of research entitled 'Performing Justice: Arts-Led Approaches...

Conservatorium trombone student wins prestigious Margaret Sutherland Bursary Competition

11 February 2021
Melbourne Conservatorium Bachelor of Music student Jessica Gillham has won the Margaret Sutherland Bursary competition 2020....