What will I learn?

In this degree you will choose from a wide variety of possible course combinations and customise your studies to suit your needs and professional goals. You will develop superior skills in your musical profession. You will also have the opportunity to present your work to the public, whether in recitals, print or electronic media.

Specialisations

Composition

120 credit point program

Year 1

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP

Tri 1,27139QCM Practical Study 120

Tri 17011QCM Introduction to Music Research 10

Tri 1,2 Postgraduate free-choice elective (see Note 1) 10

Tri 1,27239QCM Practical Study 2 (see Note 2) 20

Tri 2 Listed Conservatorium postgraduate elective 10

Tri 1,2 Postgraduate free-choice elective (see Note 1) 10

Note 1: Free-choice electives must be at postgraduate level.

Note 2: A prerequisite for enrolment in 7239QCM will be completion of at least 30 credit points of the published program structure including at least 10 credit points of postgraduate music literature courses.

Year 2

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP

Tri 1,27539QCM Advanced Practical Study (see Note 1) 20

Tri 1,27180QCM Music Research Project 10

Tri 1,2 Listed Conservatorium postgraduate elective 10

Note 1: A prerequisite for enrolment in 7539QCM will be completion of at least 70 credit points of the published program structure including at least 20 credit points of postgraduate music literature courses.

My career opportunities

You will be equipped to explore further study, performance and research opportunities. Potential careers include music education, performance, music business, music publishing, broadcasting and production, and arts administration.

Which department am I in?

Arts, Education and Law

CRICOS

028003M

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$34,000.00 (18,20,128) per year
The Australian Government has announced that university students receiving certain welfare payments will be eligible for the fortnightly $550 Coronavirus supplement. If you are currently receiving one of the following payments, you will automatically receive the temporary supplement: Youth Allowance for students; Austudy; ABSTUDY.

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

Start date

Expected March, July 2022

Venue

Southbank Campus

226 Grey Street,

SOUTH BRISBANE,

Queensland,

4101, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For standard entry into most master degrees, you must hold a bachelor degree or higher (or equivalent) from a recognized university. You must meet minimum Grade Point Average entry requirements. IELTS: minimum score of 6.5, with no subscore 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 or ISLPR: no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR.

For international students

To be eligible for admission to this Masters program, applicants will require the following:

  • hold a Bachelor of Music or equivalent degree from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) AND
  • successfully undertake an audition and interview and receive a panel recommendation for admission to the Master of Music studies OR
  • submit a folio of creative works for audition and receive a panel recommendation for admission to the Master of Music Studies.

OR

  • hold a Bachelor of Music (Honours) or equivalent degree from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) including completion of a Music research methodology course AND
  • successfully undertake an audition and receive a panel recommendation for admission to the Master of Music Studies OR
  • submit a folio of creative works for audition and receive a panel recommendation for admission to the Master of Music Studies

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows: A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0; OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL; OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19); OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only); OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English); OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

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

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