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What will I learn?

If you dream of a career as a Songwriter, Recording Artist, Music Director, Artist Manager, Tour Manager, Event Manager, Festival Organiser, Booker or Venue Manager, this course is for you.

The Double Degree: Bachelor of Arts (Music) & Bachelor of Applied Business (Entertainment Management) course is perfect for people who want to develop their ability in solo and collaborative music performance, music analysis, songwriting, technical musicianship, whilst also learning about the recording, business, and management side of the music industry.

The Double degree can be completed in three years full-time study or part-time equivalent.


→ Gain an in-depth understanding of music performance, analysis, and songwriting

→ Craft and produce original songs

→ Understand and develop performance at a professional level

→ Work on industry-focused projects

→ Get real life experience through regular performances and recordings

→ Develop analytical skills in relation to music and music performance

→ Learn from industry experts and collaborate with students from other creative courses

→ Record your own music in our studios

→ Record an EP or take part in Industry Placement

→ Manage, promote and produce live events

→ Gain knowledge and experience in artist and tour management

→ Develop an in-depth understanding of publicity, marketing and the media

→ Collaborate on industry projects with students from other courses

→ Get valuable insight into the entertainment industry from experienced teachers, and access career pathways through our industry partnerships, events and placements

→ Study on-campus, online, or blended, with access to all of Collarts’ campus facilities

→ Complete your two bachelor degrees in three years full-time or part-time equivalent


Fast-tracked: 3 years; Mixed: 4 years; Standard: 4.5 years

Which department am I in?

School of Entertainment



Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$26,770.50 (14,56,502) per year
AUD $107,082 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 September 2022


Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)

Wellington Street Campus,

208 Wellington Street,



3066, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$26,770.50 (14,56,502) per year
AUD $107,082 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 September 2022


Cromwell Street Campus

67/69 Cromwell Street,



3066, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicant must be at least 18 years of age at the time of commencement of study and completion of an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or overseas equivalent. English Language Requirements: Meet the minimum English proficiency requirements evidenced by achieving an IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent.

For international students

→ Must be at least 18 years old at course commencement

→ Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate equivalent to Australian year 12

English Language Proficiency

An international student whose first language is not English should be able to speak and write English to a level sufficient to cope with the requirements of tertiary study. To be accepted to a course of study at Collarts, an international applicant must provide evidence of English Language Proficiency at one of the following minimum levels (or equivalent) with no individual band below 6.0:

• IELTS Band Score 6.0

• Cambridge CAE Score: 169

• Pearson Academic Score between 51-58

• TOEFL iBT Score between 60-78

Pathways options

Offered by this university

Collarts (Australian College of the Arts) offers below pathways courses for this subject

About Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)

Collarts offers a range of bachelor’s degrees in the design and entertainment areas.

  • Based in One of world’s most livable cities, Melbourne
  • Students are taught by award-winning leaders
  • New state-of-the-art facilities
  • Industry placements opportunities for all students