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Bachelor of Music

Unmatched access to industry professionals and equipment

Access industry-leading technical capabilities and generous studio spaces.

Introducing the Creative Curriculum

Complete two units that bring students together from multiple study areas in a fun, experimental environment

Get involved at the Hedberg

Take part in concerts at the Hedberg, one of our newest and most advanced learning and performance spaces

Study options in this degree

A major is an area of focus in your degree. During your studies, you’ll choose an area that interests you, and then study a group of units related to that area. Find out more at What is a Major?

In addition to our Music majors below, you may also wish to look at our Creative Arts and Health study options.

Develop your voice through instrumentation, pitch, rhythm, harmony and form. Working with other composers and instrumentalists on projects, you’ll compose a variety of pieces and build a portfolio of compositions.

If you want a career composing film and television scores, music for games and media, events and advertising, or collaborating on music with other commercial applications, the Commercial Music Creation stream is for you.

Bring fresh and exciting perspectives to the music of the past and the present, while also building a portfolio of new creative work.

From jazz, funk and soul to hip-hop, rock and more, enhance your understanding and skills in contemporary music settings. Instruments you can study include voice, guitar, double bass or bass guitar, horns, drumkit, strings, or keyboard.

Develop your awareness of musical expression using technology, as well as how this is achieved at a professional level. Use industry standard audio tools to experiment with, reflect on, and develop your craft and skills.

Enhance your awareness of what is required for musical and emotional expression. Analyse, experiment, reflect on and revise your songs and the works of others in a supportive learning environment.

This innovative stream allows you to combine any two Bachelor of Music streams, or two different instruments within the Classical Performance or Jazz and Popular Music Performance streams, from your first year.

Further study options

For honours course information, please visit Bachelor of Music with Honours

Find out more about what you'll study, entry requirements, fees and scholarships - and to apply.

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Career opportunities

This degree gives you the tools to create your own future confidently, immersed in creativity and innovation. These are some of the top industries and careers projected to grow in the next five years.^


Creative and
Performing Arts

Projected industry growth to 2024



Projected job growth to 2024


Sound Recording and
Music Publishing

Projected industry growth to 2024

^ ABS Labour Force Survey, National Skills Commission trend data to May 2019 and projections to 2024

Scoring a new path at the Hedberg

Music students film scoring with a live orchestra from concept to completion

Collaborating, rehearsing, performing and recording can all take place in a single day at the Hedberg.

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