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Bachelor of Music

CQUniversity Australia
3-6 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
CQUniversity Australia

Program description

Bachelor of Music

The Bachelor of Music is designed to provide specialist training in Jazz and Popular Music or Performance. Benefit from hands-on experience that is combined with academic study in the interpretation and understanding of music. This challenging and exciting course will expose you to a variety of learning experiences and you will benefit from the professional experience you will gain by performing in various university, community and professional settings.

During your studies, you will be involved in a conservatoire-style environment that offers intensive individual training with professional musicians.

You will benefit from hands-on experience combined with academic study in the interpretation and understanding of music. On completion of the course, you will have the knowledge and practical skills to be successful in your chosen career.

AQF Level: Level 7 Bachelor Degree

Admission requirements

To gain entry into this course you will be required to audition.

English requirements:

  • IELTS Academic: 6.0 with no individual band score of less than 5.5
  • TOEFL Internet-based: Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17
  • Pearson Test of English Academic: Overall score of 54 with no score less than 46

Assumed knowledge:

Year 12 studies in music or the equivalent private music study in your chosen instrument or voice.

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Program content

Compulsory units:

Year 1 - Term 1

  • Language of Modern Music 1
  • Music Styles & Analysis 1

Year 1 - Term 2

  • Language of Modern Music 2
  • Music Styles & Analysis 2


  • Contemporary
  • Jazz and Popular
  • Music Studies
  • Performance

Scholarships & funding

The university offers a range of scholarships to support international students and encourages you to apply for one that's right for you. For more information about the scholarships, please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

This program costs 14 160 AUD per term.


Interim and exit awards:

CC41 - Diploma of Music



Career opportunities

Completion of the Bachelor of Music will prepare you to pursue employment opportunities in roles such as a:

  • professional musician
  • recording or sound engineer
  • performing or recording artist
  • composer
  • private music educator
  • educator at Primary, Secondary and Tertiary levels (once suitable postgraduate qualifications in education have been obtained).

About this institute

CQUniversity Australia

CQUniversity Australia has become one of the fastest growing universities in Australia, providing endless study and research options for students and researchers alike to excel in their fields of interest. Our commitment to learning and teaching, ground-breaking research, social innovation...

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Contact info

CQUniversity Australia

554-700 Yaamba Road
4701 Norman Gardens QLD

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