Graduate Diploma of Music (Specialisation) (F6L)

This course is in teach-out and is not accepting new admissions

Overview  2022

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 3 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

This course may not be available to international students. Please refer to courses to explore courses that are offered to international students.

This course is now in teach-out and is not accepting new admissions. Please visit Art, Music and Theatre for the latest information.

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.

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.

Course structure

Students choose one of four streams, either Performance, Composition, Musicology or Orchestral and complete a total of 100% of units for the Graduate Diploma of Music comprising two compulsory core units (50%) and 4 electives (50%) according to the schedule for the selected stream.

Students undertake advanced studies in instruments/vocal performance in an individual program of study designed to develop a high level of technical and musical skills appropriate to the specialist area. The study focuses on the development of both professional-level knowledge and…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students undertake advanced studies in instruments/vocal performance in an individual program of study designed to develop a high level of technical and musical skills appropriate to the specialist area. The study focuses on the development of both professional-level knowledge and…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit is designed to familiarize honours and postgraduate students with academic writing, research resources, diverse methodological approaches, research governance and various means of interpreting and framing research outcomes. Students will develop the skills with which to frame and communicate…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

PLUS electives totalling 37.5 points chosen from the list of approved electives

Composition 1 is the first semester of postgraduate study of the technical and expressive skills for music composition. By this stage, you will have completed a folio of projects designed to establish writing skills and compositional craft, and therefore established…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Composition 2 is the second semester of postgraduate study of the technical and expressive skills for music composition. By this stage, you will have completed a folio of projects designed to establish writing skills and compositional craft, and therefore established…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit is designed to familiarize honours and postgraduate students with academic writing, research resources, diverse methodological approaches, research governance and various means of interpreting and framing research outcomes. Students will develop the skills with which to frame and communicate…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

PLUS electives totalling 37.5 points chosen from the list of approved electives

This unit is designed to familiarize honours and postgraduate students with academic writing, research resources, diverse methodological approaches, research governance and various means of interpreting and framing research outcomes. Students will develop the skills with which to frame and communicate…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit allows the student to become acquainted with the instruments of the standard symphony orchestra and to develop effective strategies for instrumental combinations in a manner supportive of the musical goals of any orchestration or arranging project, or for…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

PLUS either

Students enrolled in this unit will complete a supervised exegesis of 7,500 - 10,000 words aligned with their creative specialisation (Stream).The exegesis must be an original work of scholarship; situated in literature; using a clear and appropriateresearch method.Students are required…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

OR
Music elective/s 25%
PLUS one of the following 12.5 point units

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

OR

This unit provides an opportunity for students to explore in-depth historical, theoretical and/or contextual aspects of music and creative arts research. Topics focus on recent developments in key areas of research and practice, enabling students to refine research and communication…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

PLUS electives totalling 37.5 points chosen from the list of approved electives

x…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit is designed to familiarize honours and postgraduate students with academic writing, research resources, diverse methodological approaches, research governance and various means of interpreting and framing research outcomes. Students will develop the skills with which to frame and communicate…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

PLUS electives totalling 37.5 points chosen from the list of approved electives

This unit allows the student to become acquainted with the instruments of the standard symphony orchestra and to develop effective strategies for instrumental combinations in a manner supportive of the musical goals of any orchestration or arranging project, or for…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides students with opportunities to develop the skills required for professional participation in a small ensemble environment. The content focuses on the building of ensemble expertise such that students develop collaborative, interpretative and presentation skills for the performance…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides students with further opportunities to develop the skills required for professional participation in a small ensemble environment. The content focuses on the building of ensemble expertise such that students master collaborative, interpretative and presentation skills for the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Advanced Chamber Music 1 provides students with an advanced unit of study in the preparation and presentation of major works of chamber music repertoire. The repertoire shall be determined and agreed upon by the students and unit coordinator at the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit examines the role that music has played in the Western Church from the pre-Reformation period to the present day. Focusing on specific topics, it considers a range of musical styles and usages that have been developed in response…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides an opportunity for students to explore in-depth historical, theoretical and/or contextual aspects of music and creative arts research. Topics focus on recent developments in key areas of research and practice, enabling students to refine research and communication…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit is designed to familiarize honours and postgraduate students with academic writing, research resources, diverse methodological approaches, research governance and various means of interpreting and framing research outcomes. Students will develop the skills with which to frame and communicate…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students undertake advanced studies in instruments/vocal performance in an individual program of study designed to develop a high level of technical and musical skills appropriate to the specialist area. The study focuses on the development of both professional-level knowledge and…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Composition 2 is the second semester of postgraduate study of the technical and expressive skills for music composition. By this stage, you will have completed a folio of projects designed to establish writing skills and compositional craft, and therefore established…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students may enrol in up to 25% undergraduate level units in the Graduate Diploma of Music (Specilisation), subject to approval from the Course Coordinator

Entry 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.

Students who complete the requirements of the GradDipMus program may apply for the Master of Music Studies and receive up to 50% credit or apply for the Master of Music and receive upto 62.5% credit.

Students who terminate their studies after completing 50% of the coursework units (including one 25% required unit) are eligible to achieve the Graduate Certificate of Music.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Commonwealth supported places (CSP)

Domestic undergraduate students may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place in this course. If you are offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are substantially subsidised by the Australian Government, and you will only be required to pay the student contribution amount for each unit.

You may be able to defer payment of the student contribution amount by accessing a HECS-HELP loan from the Government. This means you can pay your tuition fees later once you start earning above a specific threshold. For more information, please refer to the Study Assist website.

The student contribution amount for each unit of study is based on its discipline area. Student contribution amounts are charged for each unit of study, this means that amounts will depend on which units you choose. Find out more about student contribution amounts.

Detailed fee information for domestic students is available at Scholarships, fees and costs, including additional information in relation to the compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

International students

2022 Total Course Fee (international students): $0 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $32,950 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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