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Graduate Diploma of Music (Specialisation)

University of Tasmania
1-3 Years
Full time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
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32,950 AUD

Program description

Graduate Diploma of Music (Specialisation)

To explore other postgraduate options in music, please refer to the Art, Music and Theatre study theme page. We are no longer taking applications for this postgraduate coursework degree (F6L) from 2020. Continuing students in this course, refer to the archived page link above for the year you commenced.

International students please refer to International Students website.

The Graduate Diploma in Music is offered by the Conservatorium of Music at Hobart. It can be completed in a minimum of two semesters full-time or a maximum of two years part-time.

Course objectives

The GradDipMus aims to provide a quality tertiary qualification at the postgraduate level in a professional coursework program. The program aims to provide students with professional skills as performers, composers or instrumental/vocal studio teachers, including advanced technical skills in their particular discipline; a comprehensive understanding of a wide range of repertoire and musical concepts; and the skills to conduct and appraise research critically.

Students will be required to think professionally about their work and to plan for their own continuing development.

Admission requirements

Students with an undergraduate music degree or equivalent accepted by the university will be accepted for university entrance into the program. Candidates who have been admitted to the university must also pass appropriate entrance examinations, auditions and interviews as deemed necessary by the Conservatorium.

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Program content


  • Performance 1
  • Performance 2
  • Music Research Methodology


  • Composition 1
  • Composition 2
  • Music Research Methodology


  • Music Research Methodology
  • Complementary Study

Orchestral (Not available in 2020)

  • Orchestral or Vocal Studies B
  • Orchestral or Vocal Studies D
  • Music Research Methodology

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

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University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania

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TAS 7001 Hobart

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