Research Students

Information and support for current Graduate Research students at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music.

Research Students FAQS

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Course-specific information

Research Masters in Music Performance

From 2019 all Master of Music courses by research have been combined into one course.

The new course is the Master of Music (Research).

For students who are studying Music Performance the course structure depends on whether you commenced in 2018 or earlier, in which case you will be enroled in the Master of Music (Music Performance) - 652MP; or, if you commenced in 2019 or later you will be enroled in the Master of Music (Research) with Music Performance as your discipline.

For details see the relevant section below:

Master of Music (Music Performance)

  • For students who commenced in 2018 or earlier.

Master of Music (Research) in Music Performance

  • For Students Commencing in 2019 and later

PhD - Music Performance
Information for students enrolled in the PhD in Music Performance.


Graduate Research seminar - Melbourne Conservatorium of Music 
Graduate Research students enrolled at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in the disciplines of Composition, Music Performance, Music Psychology and Performance Science and Musicology/Ethnomusicology are required to attend Postgraduate Seminar and present a paper. Seminar details for the current semester appear here.


Portfolio Recordings Support Scheme for Music 
PhD students in Jazz and Improvisation and Music Performance can apply for support towards the production of their performance portfolio for examination

Contact the Research Office

The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music Research Office provides a range of services to support research staff and RHD (Research Higher Degree) students. For more information about current research, graduate research opportunities, or support for current researchers, contact the Research Office.