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The Bachelor of Music is no longer available.

Duration

4 Years full-time

Commencing 2016

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

64

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Music.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Year 12 English and Music OR AMEB Grade 7 or higher in a practical examination and AMEB Grade 5 or higher in Theory or Musicianship, or equivalent; audition/interview; a pass in a test of practical ability and musicianship skills.*

* Selection is based on audition, interview and academic results. OP/Entry Rank cut-offs do not apply.

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AQF level

AQF level 7

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2016 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Music

Email: music@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 4949

Web:

Duration

4 Years full-time

Commencing 2016

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

64

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Music.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Year 12 English and Music OR AMEB Grade 7 or higher in a practical examination and AMEB Grade 5 or higher in Theory or Musicianship, or equivalent; audition/interview; a pass in a test of practical ability and musicianship skills.*

* Selection is based on audition, interview and academic results. OP/Entry Rank cut-offs do not apply.

View the equivalent qualifications for international students.

CRICOS Code: 001956F

View the entry requirements for international students.

AQF level

AQF level 7

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2016 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

Audition application closing dates are listed on the "Application for Audition" form at www.music.uq.edu.au.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web:

Enquire online

Why study the Bachelor of Music?

The Bachelor of Music is intended for students wishing to pursue a professional career in music, and integrates the development of practical skills with theoretical and historical musical knowledge. In the first two years of the program, all students take practical study in their chosen instrument or the human voice, as well as courses in music history, techniques and aural training, plus electives from popular music or other courses. Students then choose from a range of majors and minors in various fields of music to complete their studies.

Honours:

Students who intend to undertake the Bachelor of Music as an Honours program must apply to transfer into the Bachelor of Music (Honours) program after completion of 2 years full time study in the Bachelor of Music pass program. Further information is available here.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Music.

Majors/Specialisations

Studies may be undertaken in the following specialisations. Please click on the major(s) that are of interest to you for more information.

Bachelor of Music

Honours

Honours is not available for this program.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Year 12 English and Music OR AMEB Grade 7 or higher in a practical examination and AMEB Grade 5 or higher in Theory or Musicianship, or equivalent; audition/interview; a pass in a test of practical ability and musicianship skills.*

* Selection is based on audition, interview and academic results. OP/Entry Rank cut-offs do not apply.

Additional application information

Students wishing to undertake a specialisation in Music Education enrol in the Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Education, which is a five-year program.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

Audition application closing dates are listed on the "Application for Audition" form at www.music.uq.edu.au.

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

Entry requirements for International students

View the entry requirements for international students.

Prerequisites

Year 12 English and Music OR AMEB Grade 7 or higher in a practical examination and AMEB Grade 5 or higher in Theory or Musicianship, or equivalent; audition/interview; a pass in a test of practical ability and musicianship skills.*

* Selection is based on audition, interview and academic results. OP/Entry Rank cut-offs do not apply.

View the equivalent qualifications for International students.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 001956F

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

Audition application closing dates are listed on the "Application for Audition" form at www.music.uq.edu.au.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2016 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2016 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Additional costs

  • Some courses may incur additional costs such as piano accompaniment.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelor of Music

To complete the Bachelor of Music, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

Students enrolled in the BMus must complete #64 consisting of:

(i) #26 for Part A; and

(ii) at least #22 from Part B, comprising -
(A) an extended major; or
(B) 2 majors; or
(C) a major and a minor; and

iii) the balance from electives comprising at least #8 from Part B and Part C and up to #8 from courses not on the Bachelor of Music course list.


Before starting the program, a student must get the executive dean's approval for the chosen instrument. The executive dean must approve subsequent changes.

Refer to BMus Rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Music.

Program Rules for the Bachelor of Music