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Music, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Online
This program specialises in providing students with comprehensive, creatively focused music training in an online environment.  

About

Throughout their degree students produce a creative and/or research portfolio to enable them to showcase their abilities as they transition into professional careers in the creative industries and education sectors. Graduates of the program are independent, skilled musicians who have established their own creative practices and research methodologies. On completion of the degree, pathways to further study include continuing on to honours and graduate research degrees or graduate degrees in education to pursue careers in primary and secondary music teaching.

Graduates who have successfully completed the Bachelor of Music may, on the recommendation of the head of school concerned, continue to an honours year. The honours program shall include advanced coursework and a dissertation.

Career Opportunities

Students who successfully completed the degree will be independent music practitioners who may begin work as qualified professionals in composition, arranging, performance, music production or private studio teaching. Students can also continue on to a specialised honours degree or on to various courses in education to pursue careers as school music teachers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 120 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      Up to 10 years Part-time
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Aural Skills 1
  • Harmony and Analysis 1
  • Fundamentals of Music Technology
  • Aural Skills 2
  • Harmony and Analysis 2
  • Western Music History: Beginnings to Baroque
  • Western Music History: Classical and Romantic Eras
  • Aural Skills 3
  • Harmony and Analysis 3
  • Aboriginal Resilience and the Arts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

For more information please visit the program website.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    23800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23800 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National Applies to you

    13440 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13440 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

A limited number of first-year lesson scholarships are available to those studying in the internal mode. Scholarship applications form part of the audition process.

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