The Faculty of the VCA and Music
(VCAM) is a faculty of the University of Melbourne
, in Victoria
. VCAM is located near the Melbourne central business district
, on two campuses, one - the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music - on the Parkville
campus of the University of Melbourne
, and the other - the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) - on St Kilda Road
, at Southbank.
Courses and training offered at the VCA cover six academic disciplines: fine art
and production, alongside the Centre for Ideas and The Wilin Centre for Indigenous
Arts and Cultural Development. Degree programs specialising in music performance
and music therapy
are taught at the Conservatorium, which also runs an , and oversees the publishing house . Both campuses offer graduate programs including certificates and diplomas, and research and coursework awards at the masters and doctoral levels.
The library on the Southbank campus is known as the , whilst that at Parkville is the Louise Hanson-Dyer
History of VCAM
The Faculty of the VCA and Music was created in 2009 from the amalgamation of the University's Faculty of Music (founded as the University Conservatorium in 1895) and the Victorian College of the Arts. Founded in 1972, the VCA integrated into the University of Melbourne in 2007 as a separate faculty. Due to... Read More