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Bachelor of Music

  • Study mode
    The Bachelor of Music is taught accross both the Southbank and Parkville campuses
  • Program rating
    The music program at the University of Melbourne utilises a large pool of talented and commited musicians as teachers, and there are regular master classes with national and visiting artists. There is the possibility to study abroad for a semester as the university has connections with some of the top music institutions in Europe, Asia and the USA.
  • Aimed at
    Musicians who are looking to acquire a formal qualification and training in music.
  • Employability
    After studying music at the University of Melbourne, a musician can be employed as an: accompanist, chamber musician, music teacher, composer, audio technician, commercial arranger, instrumental music teacher, music therapist, orchestral musician, music retailer and many others.
  • Expected salary
    Due to the difficulty in defining an exact job or position for a musician, the salary varies markedly.
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  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Music
  • Course description
    After a common first year, students may choose to focus their studies in one of the following areas of specialisation.

    Music Performance

    This is a major component of the BMus degree, offering one-to-one instrumental/vocal tuition, regular master-classes and many performance opportunities. There is an extensive chamber music program, including 3 Chamber Orchestras and over 70 chamber groups, and over 15 different ensembles on offer including two symphony orchestras, a Javanese Gamelan, Big Band, Wind Ensemble, World Music Choir, Piano Duet and many instrumental, vocal and early music ensembles.

    Composition

    Composition studies continue to offer one-to-one tuition, leading to the development of an extensive composition folio. The works of our composition students are regularly performed, with some Faculty ensembles designed specifically for this purpose. Composition students are heavily involved in the organisation and management of composition concerts.

    Musicology/Ethnomusicology


    For students wishing to give their degree a highly academic focus, specialist studies in musicology/ethnomusicology are available. These students usually remain involved in our practical programs however, through participation in ensemble and chamber music activities. The musicology/ethnomusicology focus provides the research skills necessary to specialise at honours level, leading to studies at research higher degree level.

    First year


    All students take the following subjects in the first year
    Music Performance 1     12.5
    Music Performance 2     12.5
    Music Language 1: The Diatonic World     12.5
    Writing About Music: Australian Issues     6.25
    Aural Studies 1     6.25
    Medieval and Early Modern Music     12.5
    2 Applied Skills Electives     12.5
    Breadth Subjects*     25

    *to include ESL subject(s) as directed

    Second and Third year

    Students commence a specialisation sequence of study from second year, retaining some flexibility and capacity to move between specialisations and keeping postgraduate options open.

    Performance Specialisation

    Second year
        
    Music Performance 3     12.5
    Music Performance 4     12.5
    Music Language 2: Chromaticism and Beyond     12.5
    Aural Studies 2     6.25
    Music since the French Revolution     12.5
    Academic or Applied Skills Electives     18.75
    Breadth Subjects     25

    Third  year
        
    Music Performance 5     12.5
    Music Performance 6     12.5
    Music Language 3: Modern Directions     12.5
    Applied Skills Electives     12.5
    Academic or Music Studies Electives     25
    Breadth Subjects     25

    Composition Specialisation

    Second year
        
    Composition 1     12.5
    Composition 2     12.5
    Music Language 2: Chromaticism and Beyond     12.5
    Aural Studies 2     6.25
    Music since the French Revolution     12.5
    Electro Acoustic Music     12.5
    Applied Skills Elective     6.25
    Breadth Subjects     25

    Third  year
        
    Composition 3     12.5
    Composition 4     12.5
    Music Language 3: Modern Directions     12.5
    Orchestration     12.5
    Academic or Applied Skills or Music Studies Electives     25
    Breadth Subjects     25

    Musicology/Ethnomusicology Specialisation

    Second year
        
    Music Language 2: Chromaticism and Beyond     12.5
    Aural Studies 2     6.25
    Music since the French Revolution     12.5
    Academic or Applied Skills Electives     43.75
    Breadth Subjects     25

    Third  year
        
    Music Research AND/OR Ethnography of Music     12.5 [25]
    Academic or Applied Skills or Music Studies Electives     62.5 [50]
    Breadth Subjects     25

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