The Faculty of Music at the University of Melbourne is Australia’s premier music research institution. It has achieved an AA research ranking over a number of years, and consistently attracts the largest number of postgraduate students of any music school in Australia. The Faculty also has a very strong track recording in attracting ARC competitive grant funding.
The Faculty of Music enjoys an international reputation in all four of its main research areas: Performance, Composition, Musicology and Ethnomusicology, and Music Therapy.
For more information on the staff, courses, facilities and current research activities in these areas, follow the links...
The Faculty of Music is the home of a number of important research projects, many funded by the Australian Research Council, the NH&MRC and other funding bodies.
Scholarships and Awards
The Faculty of Music is the most richly endowed music school in Australia, and Graduate students can apply a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards.
- Graduate scholarship at the University of Melbourne
- Faculty of Music scholarships, prizes and awards
Conference and Creative Activity Fund for Staff
CCRAF provides funding to assist scholars, performers and practitioners to attend national and international conferences, symposia, performances, exhibitions, and other events at which they present research or creative work that meet Excellence Research Australia (ERA) definitions for research in quality-assured settings.
- Full details are available on the CCRAF page.
Facilities and Resources
- Libary facilities
- Electro-acoustic studios
- Barry St Graduate Centre and computer lab
- Faculty financial support
Faculty of Music Publications
A number of successful publishing ventures, including the musicological journals Context and Australasian Music Research (AMR), and the Lyrebird Press, are based in the Faculty.
Graduates and Alumni
For Research Students
Information for current graduate research students is now on the Current Students page