Campus North Terrace Campus
Degree Type Bachelor
Duration 3 years full-time or part-time equiv.
Music degrees offered by the Elder Conservatorium provide the intensive professional training required for employment in today’s music industry in a challenging and stimulating learning environment that nurtures highly skilled, flexible and industry-ready graduates.
Program options include: Classical Voice, Music Composition, Music Education and Pedagogy, Music Performance - Classical, Music Performance - Jazz, Musicology, Popular Music & Creative Technologies, Sonic Arts.
Majors comprise at least 24 units, supported by a range of musicianship courses and other electives. For entry to Music programs from semester 1, 2018, students apply for their chosen specialisation.
The Bachelor of Music is also available as a double degree with the Bachelor of Arts.
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions
information for this program.
I am a:
|2016 CSP ATAR||65|
|2016 CSP IB||24|
|Deferment||Yes - 2 year|
|Year 12 Applicants||You must undertake an audition/interview including an aural/theory test. You compete for a place based on your audition score.|
|Assumed Knowledge||Assumed knowledge varies for the different specialisations available in the Bachelor of Music.
Classical Performance - Year 12 Solo Performance or AMEB Practical Grade 6-7, plus Year 12 Musicianship or AMEB Grade 5 Theory. Classical Voice - Year 12 Solo Performance or AMEB Practical Grade 6-7, plus Year 12 Musicianship or AMEB Grade 5 Theory. Jazz Performance - Year 12 Solo Performance or CPM Advancing Step 4, plus Year 12 Musicianship or AMEB Grade 5 Theory. Composition - Year 12 Musicianship or AMEB Grade 5 Theory. Popular Music and Creative Technologies - A familiarity with computer systems and software, music software and hardware. Sonic Arts - A familiarity with computer systems and software, music software and hardware. Musicology - The ability to read music is expected. Music Education/Pedagogy - As per relevant specialisation.
|Additional Entry Requirements||
All prospective students applying to the Elder Conservatorium of Music are required to attend an audition/interview for each area of specialisation, regardless of the number or type of music programs they are applying for.
The audition/interview will assess each applicant's current skill level and potential for future studies and offers will be made on the basis of the audition/interview score, academic achievement and the musicianship test. The Musicianship test aims to assess the applicant's general level of musicianship, which involves the ability to identify and recognise musical concepts within aural, written and theoretical contexts.
The test comprises:
For details regarding the audition rounds and the application process, please visit the Elder Conservatorium of Music (https://music.adelaide.edu.au/future/auditions/requirements/).
|Intake||February and July|
|Australian Year 12||Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject|
|English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide||
|Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements||A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements|
|Secondary School Qualifications||International ATAR||70|
|International Baccalaureate (IB)||25|
|Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)||9|
|United Entrance Certificate (UEC) [Malaysia]||25|
|General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level||6|
|Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)||65|
|ISC & CBSE [India]||60%|
|Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education||2.2|
|Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong||7.5|
|STPM or Matrikulasi||2.67|
|The University of Adelaide College Foundation Program||70|
|Eynesbury Foundation Program||339|
|Other Qualifications||Students who don't meet the academic requirements or who have other qualifications from the South Pacific Islands, Japan, Korea, Phillipines or Taiwan may be eligible to apply for a Pre-University Pathway to prepare for or gain entry into the University's undergraduate academic programs. For additional information see Admissions Information - Academic Requirements|
|International Qualifications||Music Theory/Practice|
|Assumed Knowledge||Advanced practical skills relevant to chosen specialisation|
|Additional Entry Requirements||International students applying to the Elder Conservatorium of Music are required to submit a recorded audition. Auditions must address the criteria specific to the applicant's instrument/area of study. For information regarding audition requirements, please visit the Elder Conservatorium of Music https://music.adelaide.edu.au/future/auditions/requirements/
Applicants who are living in Adelaide may be asked to attend an in-person audition, off-shore auditions may be available in selected locations.
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant fees and scholarships information for this program.
I am a:
|Annual tuition fees||
Commonwealth-supported place: $6,375
More information on Student Contribution Amounts.
|Annual tuition fees||International student place: $29,000|
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Accompanist, Jazz Musician, Band Musician, Music Journalist / Music Critic, Music Teacher, Music Technologist, Music Theory Teacher, Music Tutor, Musical Theatre Performer, Musician, Musician / Singer, Musicologist, Opera Singer, Orchestral Musician, Composer, Conductor, Recording Artist / Musician, Singer, Instrumentalist
A Global Learning Experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via the Global Learning Office, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.
To find Global Learning opportunities available in your study area click Global Experiences.
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
Study plans for all majors in the Bachelor of Music are available on the Faculty of Arts website.
The University of Adelaide is committed to regular reviews of the courses and programs it offers to students. The University of Adelaide therefore reserves the right to discontinue or vary programs and courses without notice. Please read the important information contained in the disclaimer.
Last updated: Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017