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Music, Pre-Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #55 (QS) Melbourne, Australia
The foundation year prepares more than 1500 international students for Monash University each year. If you want a degree from a top one per cent university, Monash University Foundation Year is the place to start.
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Overview

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  • Understand their own identity as a developing performing musician and realise the value and importance of their own interpretation of selected musical works.
  • Communicate as a performing musician, with a range of audiences, including peers, teachers and the wider community, to achieve confidence and fluency in performance.
  • Understand the importance and value of regular practice in terms of developing their instrumental performance skills.
  • Interact with other people – individually and in groups – in a variety of music making activities.
  • Research music history topics and present findings in essay form.
  • Recognise, identify and transcribe rhythm and pitch.
  • Understand the relationship between theoretical notation and sound.
  • Critically evaluate their own performances of music - both informal and formal - and make changes of interpretation where necessary.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      • Standard: 12 months
      • Intensive: 9 months
      • Extended: 18 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

This subject is perfect for high-achieving music students. You will receive individual teaching for your chosen instrument (including voice) and improve your technical skills.

You will explore:

  • music theory
  • aural skills
  • choral work
  • the history of music
  • creativity and intuition.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    52

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    471

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • To study Monash University Foundation Year, you must meet the academic and English language requirements.
  • Your academic results will help us work out whether you study the standard, intensive or extended program.
  • You will also need to check the age, subject and course prerequisites before you apply.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27900 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Standard: A$27,900
  • Intensive: A$27,900
  • Extended: A$40,037

Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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