What will I learn?

Graduates of the Bachelor of Music and Performing Arts degree, or equivalent program, may undertake a further year of full-time study. The program is designed to allow students to specialise to an advanced level of professionalism and academic achievement. This degree further prepares students for careers in music and performing arts, as well as providing a pathway into Research Higher Degree study.

Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Mastery of research methodology in music and the performing arts.
  • Mastery of advanced project planning skills.
  • Mastery of advanced written, oral and/or performance communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of music and the performing arts as a specialist area.

Total units required

80 units

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Education and Arts

CRICOS

106895H

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
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Start date

21 February 2022, 18 July 2022

Venue

Newcastle City campus

Cnr King and Auckland Streets,

NEWCASTLE,

New South Wales,

2300, NEWCASTLE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC). TOEFL paper-based test score of 500; TOEFL internet based score of 60; IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0; PTE GSE score of 50; Cambridge English: Advanced score of 52.

For international students

Applicants must have successfully completed a Bachelor of Music and Performing Arts, or an equivalent program, with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 (credit grade average) calculated:

Across the entire degree program; or

Across a major in the proposed discipline of study, if the degree program includes such a major; or

Across 80 units of 3000 level courses (which must include at least 40 units of 3000 level courses in the major of proposed discipline of study); or

Where the applicant has completed less than 80 units at 3000 level, a GPA of 5.5 calculated from at least 60 units of 3000 level courses (which must include at least 40 units of 3000 level courses in the major of proposed discipline of study).

In exceptional circumstances, the above requirements may be varied with permission of the Head of School and Pro Vice-Chancellor.

TOEFL paper-based test score of 500; TOEFL internet-based score of 60; IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0; PTE GSE score of 50; Cambridge English: Advanced score of 52.

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

Pathways options

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