Doctor of Philosophy - Fine Arts and Music

  • CRICOS code: 099323G

The experience


Graduate researchers become part of an active Faculty research culture which provides opportunities to attend seminars, research symposia, and performances, as well as the opportunity to apply for funding to attend national and international conferences and events at which they present research and/or creative work.

World-class facilities

You’ll enjoy access to incredible facilities, including technical workshop facilities, performance spaces, and the newly built Ian Potter South Bank Centre home of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.

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Learn from the best

Your teachers are practising artists who are well-connected to industry, and there are course-integrated opportunities to collaborate with students from other creative disciplines.

At home in the cultural heart of Melbourne

The Southbank campus is located in the heart of Melbourne's arts precinct. Significant projects currently under way – namely the Ian Potter Southbank Centre, the Buxton Contemporary, and the Stables – are revitalising the campus, providing extensive additional purpose-built spaces for the faculty and for our students.

Wilin Centre

The Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development provides exposure to contemporary Indigenous arts practices and supports the recruitment of Indigenous artists, academics and students. You will have the chance to benefit from faculty partnerships with more than 20 leading arts institutions around the world, including the Universitas 21 (U21) and Association of Pacific Rim Universities networks.

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