Honours Degree of Bachelor of Music (Popular Music)
Turn high-achieving into a higher degree
There are many reasons we encourage graduates to apply for an honours year. You might want to build the necessary foundations for postgraduate research. You could be seeking answers to questions no one else is asking in the music world. Perhaps you’re pursuing advanced creative and communication skills to gain a competitive edge in the industry.
Entry into honours is selective and the work at this level is challenging. You should discuss your eligibility with the Honours Convenor, then lodge an expression of interest with the Faculty of Arts.
What will you do?
- Attend regular classes for advanced coursework.
- Partner with an academic mentor who’ll support and encourage your intellectual development.
- Produce an extended piece of work (thesis) on a chosen topic.
- Demonstrate the ability to independently achieve complex goals.
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions information for this program.
I am a:
SATAC Code 3BH032 Enquiries Future Students teamSATAC Code: 3BH032
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
Fees and Scholarships
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant fees and scholarships information for this program.
I am a:
Annual tuition feesCommonwealth-supported place: $6,575
More information on Student Contribution Amounts.
Annual tuition fees International student place: $32,000
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Lyricist, Backing Musician, Backup Singer, Band Musician, Music Educator, Music Festival Director, Music Journalist / Music Critic, Music Producer, Music Teacher, DJ, Recording Artist / Musician, Entertainer, Entertainment Industry, Rock Star, Songwriter, Sound Artist, Hip Hop Artist
Example Study Plan
Indicative study plan Year 1 MUSHONS 4001
Honours Music Research Methodology
Honours Music Final Performance Popular Music
Honours Music Major Project Part 1
Honours Music Major Project Part 2
Current students, please see the Study Plan Templates
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Last updated: Thursday, 27 Jun 2019