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Bachelor of Music (Interactive Composition)
Bachelor of Music (Interactive Composition)

Bachelor of Music (Interactive Composition)

  • ID:UoM6110011
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$32,296.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$32,296.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00

* Indicative first year fee AUD$32,296 - $35,040

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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

  • TOEFL (paper-based): total score of at least 577 with a score of 4.5 in the Test of Written English. To submit your scores when you apply, use our TOEFL Institution Code: 0974.

  • Please note that we don't accept the revised TOEFL paper-delivered test.

  • TOEFL (internet-based): total score at of least 79 and scores of 21 for writing, 18 for speaking, 13 for reading and 13 for listening. To submit your scores when you apply, use our TOEFL Institution Code: 0974.

  • IELTS: total score of at least 6.5 in the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), with no bands less than 6.0.

  • Pearson Test of English: overall score of at least 58 and no PTE communicative skills score below 50.

  • Cambridge English, Advanced/Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Cambridge English Score of at least 176 with no skill below 169.

  • C2 Proficiency (previously called Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) examination): Cambridge English Score of at least 180 with no skill below 180.

Course Information

The Bachelor of Music provides advanced training across a variety of musical disciplines. Students major in Composition, Interactive Composition, Jazz & Improvisation, Musicology & Ethnomusicology, Music Studies, or Performance.

The program develops technically advanced and experienced musicians through an immersive and practical curriculum with music core studies, music electives and complementary breadth subjects.

The Interactive Composition major is an intensive, commercially led, collaborative music program giving you the skills required to create music and sound for a range of contemporary media contexts and platforms.

You will:

  • develop skills, knowledge and understanding of the practical, theoretical and conceptual aspects of music

  • broaden their musical knowledge across a range of styles and repertoire

  • develop advanced critical thinking and creative problem-solving through regular practical activities and theoretical studies

  • participate in performance and academic activities

  • opportunities for solo and ensemble performances

  • have access to a wide range of invaluable career experiences at a local or international context.

CRICOS Code: 058837J

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What will I study?


The Bachelor of Music program is a three-year, full-time degree that offers pre-professional music training. The 300-point program is made up of:

  • 12.5 point compulsory Level 1 discovery subject: Musical Perspectives

  • 225 points of a prescribed music major

  • 50 points of breadth

    • including at least 12.5 points at Level 2 or 3

  • 12.5 points of either elective or breadth

Course Progression Rules

Students must have completed the compulsory subject Musical Perspectives before taking Level 2 core subjects.

Students must have completed all Level 1 core subjects before taking Level 3 core subjects.

Note: Core subjects in this program have prerequisites. Refer to individual subject entries.


Students apply for and enrol in one of six majors:

  • Composition

  • Interactive Composition

  • Jazz & Improvisation

  • Musicology & Ethnomusicology

  • Music Studies

  • Performance

Students may apply to transfer between Performance, Composition, Musicology & Ethnomusicology, and Music Studies, subject to meeting entry requirements for the major.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

With broad learning and expert skills gained across this major, you'll be prepared for a number of careers, from composer and producer through to educator or reviewer. The Interactive Composition major is your pathway to a range of employment options, including:

  • Composer for: film, television and animation, concert and commercial release, theatre and dance, advertising, locations and events, bands and soloists, websites and video games.

  • Contemporary music arranger

  • Contemporary music critic or reviewer

  • Contemporary music educator

  • PA or recording technician

  • Project curator

  • Record producer or music director

  • Sound and music producer

  • DJ/remixer for studio and performance

  • Music teacher

  • Music director

  • Sound designer

  • Music journalist

  • Multimedia designer

  • Studio engineer.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530$ per year

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