Graduate Diploma in Music Performance
Campus North Terrace Campus
Degree Type Graduate Diploma
Duration 1 year full-time or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 3GD028
This program provides students with the opportunity to study performance (classical or jazz), enhancing their technical mastery and repertoire knowledge. Recitals allow students to prepare and present programs of major repertoire and may include solo works, chamber music, orchestral material, concerti or accompaniment. Further skills, complementary to the primary area of performance study, are developed through an individualised project with negotiated learning outcomes and modes of assessment. Teaching methodology includes weekly one-to-one lessons with performance staff.
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SATAC Code 3GD028 Enquiries Ask AdelaideSATAC Code: 3GD028
CRICOS 013935A Intake February and July
English Language Requirements
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 IELTS Overall 6 Reading 5.5 Listening 5.5 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 60 Reading 8 Listening 8 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearsons Overall 50 Reading 42 Listening 42 Speaking 50 Writing 50 Cambridge Overall 169 Reading 162 Listening 162 Speaking 169 Writing 169 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications Bachelor of Music or equivalent.
Additional Entry RequirementsInternational 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.
Fees and Scholarships
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Annual tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $26,000
Annual tuition fees International student place: $33,500
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Career ReadinessGraduates from this program have various performance opportunities in public and private practice, and often undertake teaching in the private studio.
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Degree StructureThis program comprises performance tuition through preparation of a major recital, a minor recital and negotiated projects. The recitals provide the opportunity to present a program of works in the major study and may include solo works, chamber music, orchestral material, concerti or accompaniment.
The negotiated projects allow the student to select an activity that complements their major study with negotiated learning outcomes and modes of assessment.
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
Example Study PlanThe program consists of 24 units of study and comprises performance tuition through preparation of a major recital (12 units), a minor recital (6 units) and negotiated projects (6 units). The recitals provide the opportunity to present a program of works in the major study and may include solo works, chamber music, orchestral material, concerti or accompaniment. The negotiated projects allow the student to select an activity that complements their major study with negotiated learning outcomes and modes of assessment.
Assessment includes recitals and negotiated projects.
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Last updated: Thursday, 15 Jun 2017