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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Music in Composition builds on the knowledge and skills you gain in the Bachelor of Music. You will develop advanced skills in composition and learn through exposure to a range of musical styles, theory and literature. With project studies and work integrated learning courses, you will gain invaluable industry and professional experience.

My career opportunities

As a graduate composer, your career options include writing or arranging for film, plays, television, concert performance, musical theatre or in new technology multimedia.

Which department am I in?

Arts, Education and Law

CRICOS

081382K

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$34,000.00 (18,70,187) per year

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

Application deadline

31 January 2023

More details

Start date

6 March 2023

Venue

Southbank Campus

226 Grey Street,

SOUTH BRISBANE,

Queensland,

4101, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Standard academic entry to our undergraduate degrees requires completion of secondary school comparable to Australian Year 12 or equivalent academic achievement. ENGLISH LANGUAGE TESTS: We accept the following English tests for standard entry into undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs. IELTS: minimum score of 6.5, with no sub score less than 6.0 or TOEFL: a minimum score of 575 or Internet-based (IBT) TOEFL: a score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19) or Pearson Test of English (Academic): an overall score of 58 with no score less than 50.

For international students

Students who have successfully completed the requirements of the three-year Bachelor of Music (1419) and wish to extend their engagement with Composition rather than graduate with the three-year qualification are required to have a grade of 5 in Composition Study 3.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TESTS

We accept the following English tests for standard entry into undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs. IELTS: minimum score of 6.5, with no sub score less than 6.0 or TOEFL: a minimum score of 575 or Internet-based (IBT) TOEFL: a score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19) or Pearson Test of English (Academic): an overall score of 58 with no score less than 50.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Durham College
  • Canadore College
  • Open Universities Australia
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  • World class research in over 50 disciplines
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