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Doctor of Musical Arts
Doctor of Musical Arts

Doctor of Musical Arts

  • ID:UWA610007
  • Level:Doctoral Degree (Phd, M.D., ...)
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$33,100.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$10,180.00
  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$33,100.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$10,180.00
Estimated Total/program:
$130,140.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • ­Qualification through WACE, TEE or equivalent
  • Pass in English, English Literature, or English as a Second Language

English requirements

  • GCE O-level (GCSE and IGCSE)

Minimum grade C / C6 in English, English Language, English (First Language) or English Literature.
Minimum grade A in IGCSE English as a Second Language, with grade 1(One) in Oral/Aural Communication.
Must be endorsed by CIE, OCR, Edexcel, AQA or other UK authority (independent and school-assessed O-levels are not sufficient).

  • TOEFL (paper-based)

570 with a Test of Written English (TWE) of no less than 4.5
Scholarship applicants require 580, with 45 in the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE)

  • IBT TOEFL (Internet-based test score)

82 with 22 for writing, 20 for speaking, 20 for listening, and 18 for reading
 

  • IELTS (Academic)

6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)

  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English

C pass

  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English

B grade

  • CELT Bridging Course

Overall score of 70% with a minimum of 65% for each section

  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic)

Overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the Reading and Writing sections,
59 in the Speaking section and 54 in the Listening section.
The Law School requires an overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 70 in each section.

Other requirements

  • Law

overall IELTS of 7.5, with a minimum score of 7.5 for reading and writing and a minimum of 7.0 for speaking and listening.

  • Education

overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

  • Dentistry

overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

  • Business

overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

Course Information

The Doctor of Musical Arts can be taken in either composition or performance and consists of a combination of thesis and creative work.

Doctor of Musical Arts (in composition) students are required to prepare under supervision and present for examination—a portfolio of original compositions in a variety of genres, deemed to be of sufficient scale and duration, which show the highest level of technical accomplishment and imaginative resource; a 45-minute lecture/demonstration followed by a 15-minute discussion on a topic related to the student's research or compositions; and a thesis (30,000 to 40,000 words) on a topic related to one or more aspects of the composition portfolio.

Doctor of Musical Arts (in performance) students are required to prepare under supervision and present for examination—two recitals of normally 70 to 90 minutes' duration which demonstrate professional executant skill and interpretative ability; a 45-minute lecture/demonstration followed by a 15-minute discussion session on a topic related to the student's research; and a thesis (30,000 to 40,000 words) on a topic related to one or more aspects of the performances

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Career Opportunity

This qualification leads to career opportunities in a wide range of musical areas:  Artist director, Arts Administrator or Manager, Art Professional, Music professional, music teacher, musician,…

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