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Graduate Certificate in Music Studies
Graduate Certificate in Music Studies

Graduate Certificate in Music Studies

  • ID:GU610387
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Related Bachelor degree or higher and audition, interview, portfolio

Relevant experience and audition, interview, portfolio

To be eligible for admission to this 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/or

  • submit a folio of creative works

  • have extensive experience in music with a minimum of five years equivalent work experience in one of the specialised fields offered (composition, performance, conducting, pedagogy, music studies) and

  • successfully undertake an audition and interview; and/or

  • submit a folio of creative works.

English Requirements

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

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.


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Program options

Students may choose one of the following specialisations:


  • Composition specialisation

  • Conducting specialisation

  • Music Studies specialisation

  • Performance specialisation

  • Pedagogy specialisation

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

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.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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