Melbourne Polytechnic
Melbourne Polytechnic

Bachelor of Music

Bachelor Degree

Course description

Duration

duration

3 yrs

Study mode

studyMode

Multiple

Start date

date

Two intakes per year: February, July

  • Bring together performance, theory, aural, composition, technology & self-management skills with the Bachelor of Music
  • Access state-of-the-art facilities with full production & recording capabilities
  • Study on campus in Fairfield under industry experts & performers

Course details

Entry requirements
  • Year 12 VCE with music (group and/or solo performance) or equivalent, OR
  • VET Advanced Diploma of Music Performance, OR
  • Relevant industry experience, AND
  • An audition
Location
VIC
Start dates
Two intakes per year: February, July
Duration
Full-time: 3 years | Part-time: 6 years
Study mode
On-campus (full time), On-campus (part time)
Education institution
Melbourne Polytechnic (RTO 3075)
Price
The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including your citizenship or whether you have completed any other courses. To find out more, contact the course provider.
Payment options

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Course content

  • Contemporary music theory 1
  • Aural musicianship 1
  • Contemporary ensemble 1
  • Intercultural ensemble
  • Culture and context of music
  • Music practice 1
  • Contemporary music theory 2
  • Aural musicianship 2
  • Contemporary ensemble 2
  • Intercultural ensemble 2
  • Career strategies in the music industry
  • Music practice 2
  • Contemporary arranging 1
  • Aural musicianship 3
  • Contemporary ensemble 3
  • Intercultural ensemble 3
  • Music meaning, aesthetics and criticism
  • Music practice 3
  • Music composition 1
  • Contemporary arranging 2
  • Aural musicianship 4
  • Contemporary ensemble 4
  • Intercultural ensemble 4
  • Introduction to music technology
  • Music practice 4
  • Music composition 2
  • Composing for media
  • Aural musicianship 5
  • Contemporary ensemble 5
  • Community music
  • Music practice 5
  • Music composition 3
  • Music technology in composition
  • Transcultural music 1
  • Body mapping and performance wellness
  • Arranging for large ensembles
  • Aural musicianship 6
  • Contemporary ensemble 6
  • Intercultural ensemble 6
  • Music education
  • Music practice 6
  • Music composition 4
  • Music technology in performance
  • Transcultural music 2

What you’ll learn

  • Performance
  • Music technology
  • Music business
  • Melody, harmony and rhythm
  • Composition

Support and delivery

When you study with Melbourne Polytechnic, you have access to:

  • Studiosity - an online platform where subject specialists answer all your study questions
  • Student counselling services
  • Help finding accommodation
  • Financial and study concerns support
  • Fitness and health facilities
  • Disability support services
  • Libraries and bookshops

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