Honours Degree of Bachelor of Music (Music Composition)
Campus North Terrace Campus
Degree Type Honours Bachelor
Duration 1 year full-time or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code N/A
From your future employer’s perspective, regardless of your topic, you will be recognised as someone who has clearly demonstrated the ability to independently achieve a complex goal. Honours will distinguish you from the rest of the field with your advanced research skills, your ability to think deeply and creatively, and your refined communication skills. Honours is also the pathway to further study in a research degree.
Entry into Honours is selective and the work at this level is challenging. Discuss your eligibility with the Honours Convenor, then lodge your expression of interest in Honours with the Faculty of Arts.
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Mid-year entry Subject to availability Intake February and/or July (subject to availability) Enquiries Ask Adelaide
Alternative entry pathways
CRICOS 002802E Intake February and/or July (subject to availability)
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 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50 Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 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 Graduate entry only.
Additional Entry RequirementsInternational students applying to the Elder Conservatorium of Music are required to submit a folio of works, depending on the area of study for which they are applying. The folio will be assessed for musical achievement and potential for study at degree level. Folios 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 fees International student place: $30,500
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
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Last updated: Tuesday, 15 Aug 2017