The Bachelor of Music provides the intensive professional training required for employment in today's music industry. It provides a challenging and stimulating learning environment that nurtures highly skilled, flexible and industry-ready graduates. Program options include majors in: Music Performance - Classical, Music Performance - Jazz, Classical Voice, Composition, Musicology, Popular Music, Sonic Arts, and Music Education and Pedagogy. Majors comprise at least 24 units, supported by a range of musicianship courses and other electives. The Bachelor of Music is also available as a double degree with the Bachelor of Arts. All prospective students applying to the Elder Conservatorium of Music are required to attend an audition/interview for each area of specialisation, regardless of the number or type of music programs they are applying for. The audition/interview will assess each applicant's current skill level and potential for future studies and offers will be made on the basis of the audition/interview score, academic achievement and the musicianship test. The Musicianship test aims to assess the applicant's general level of musicianship, which involves the ability to identify and recognise musical concepts within aural, written and theoretical contexts. The test comprises: aural questions covering rhythm, tonality, melody and harmony; score interpretation questions about a given short piano extract; theoretical questions such as keys, major and minor scales, intervals and chords. For details regarding the audition rounds and the application process, please visit the Elder Conservatorium of Music.

Course Fee:


International: $100,500

Entry Requirements:

Completion of SACE or equivalent with additional requirements depending on the specialisation, plus audition/interview.

Structure:

A standard core program in one of the 8 specialisations, supported by academic and professional studies.

Subjects you can Study:

Classical Voice; Music Composition; Music Education and Pedagogy; Musicology; Music Performance Classical; Music Performance Jazz; Popular Music; Sonic Arts.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Related Careers:

Musician,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info Yes Part time 6 years
North Terrace No info Yes Full time 3 years

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