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2012 Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Teaching(F3S)

Responsible faculty or institute:
Arts (principal)
Campus(es) Offered:
Course Duration: Minimum 4 yrs, Maximum 10 yrs.
Course Contact (faculty or school): (03) 6226 2061



This four-year full-time combined degree of Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Teaching is offered on the Hobart campus by the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Education. Students can take up to a maximum of 10 years part-time to complete the degree.

These course rules and specifications apply to students commencing the course in 2009. For students who commenced prior to 2009, the applicable course rules are those from the year of commencement. i.e. students who commenced in 2006 should refer to the 2006 Handbook.

Admission & Prerequisites

Normal university entrance requirements apply. In addition it would be desirable (though not essential) for applicants to have: pre-tertiary TCE music; an AMEB instrumental/vocal level of Grade 6 or 7; Grade 5 theory. Applicants are required to undertake an admission music theory test, performance audition/folio of works, and interview.

Course Objectives

The educational objectives of the course are consistent with those of the Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Teaching single degrees.

Career Outcomes

Successful completion of this course should make students eligible for employment as Music teachers.

Professional Recognition

Teacher registration (Tasmanian Teachers Registration Board)

Miscellaneous Information

Bachelor of Music (Advanced Honours)

This program is available to high achieving students in the BMus component of the combined BMus-BTeach.

This is a special program that recognises high achieving students. Entry to the program is by invitation through the recommendation of the Conservatorium's audition panel and is based on a student's performance at audition, an interview and entrance/placement examination. In order to remain in the program, students will have to achieve at least distinction results in their major study units and maintain a credit average in all other units. Students not initially admitted to the program but who achieve distinctions or better in their major study units and maintain a credit average in all other units will be invited to be part of the program. At the discretion of the Dean students transferring from other institutions may be eligible to enter the program.

Students participating in this program will be required to fulfill all the normal BMus component requirements and will be encouraged to develop their academic potential through participation in targeted research seminars. Individual academic mentoring and advice is also provided.

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