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Bachelor of Music (Honours)
Bachelor of Music (Honours)

Bachelor of Music (Honours)

  • ID:GU610359
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$34,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$34,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

To be eligible for admission to this Honours program, a student will be expected to meet the following requirements:

  • have successfully completed the requirements of a Bachelor of Music or hold a three or four year degree in music from a recognised university which is equivalent to the Bachelor of Music at Griffith University;

  • have achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 5.6 (on a scale of 7.0) or equivalent from a recognised University (consideration will be given to students who achieve a minimum GPA of 5.6 in the final year of their program);

  • have a minimum grade of 6.0 in two Music Literature courses or demonstrate a standard equivalent to a grade of 6.0 in two music literature courses from a recognised University AND have completed 2329QCM Introduction to Music Research (or equivalent) and achieved a minimum grade of 6.0;

  • for students wishing to undertake Performance Study (as part of their Honours Research Project) have a minimum grade of 6.0 in Performance Study 3 (Part 2) or equivalent from a recognised University;

  • for students wishing to undertake Composition Study (as part of their Honours Research Project) have a minimum grade of 6.0 in Composition Study 3 (Part 2) or equivalent from a recognised University;

  • provide a Dissertation Research proposal (maximum 1000 words) of satisfactory standard in the format prescribed by the Conservatorium [Honours Proposal Proforma].

English Requirement

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.

English test results must be no more than two years old


Course Information

The Bachelor of Music (Honours) is a one-year Bachelor Honours degree available to students after graduating with the three-year Bachelor of Music.

The Bachelor of Music (Honours) degree aims to produce graduates who are highly skilled, musically adaptable and equipped to enter further Higher Degree by Research (HDR) study and/or professional life as creative and flexible 21st century musical performers and researchers This program will provide the opportunity for students to develop their specialist interests through a program of research and practice-based work.


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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates will be realistic and self-motivated, with a clear sense of direction and a repertoire of relevant professional skills acquired through practical experience and workplace training. This academic program is designed for the musician and para-musical professional of the 21st century. It provides the highest level of training in performance, composition and research, and aims to produce professionals who will be leaders in their field and who demonstrate adaptability, self-motivation, technological literacy and breadth of vision.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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