Melbourne Polytechnic
Melbourne Polytechnic

Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production

Bachelor Degree

Course description



3 yrs

Study mode



Start date


Two intakes per year: February, July

  • Be inventive & find new ways to challenge yourself with the Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production
  • Learn in seminar-style classes at the Fairfield campus with lecturers who are well known & active in the contemporary music scene
  • Study music in an artistic sense, rather than focusing on technical expertise

Course details

Entry requirements
  • Year 12 VCE or equivalent with a study score of 20 in any English, OR
  • VET Advanced Diploma of Music, Music Business or Sound Production, OR
  • Experience in original music composition, songwriting and/or music production
Start dates
Two intakes per year: February, July
Full-time: 3 years | Part-time: 6 years
Study mode
On-campus (full time), On-campus (part time)
Education institution
Melbourne Polytechnic (RTO 3075)
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

12 units

  • Label
  • Music clip
  • Performance delivery 1
  • Genre studies
  • Subcultures and the avant-garde
  • Songwriting and composition 1
  • Music production 1
  • Songwriters and producers
  • Songwriting and composition 3
  • Music production 3
  • Studio 1
  • Major project 1

What you’ll learn

  • Revenue streams for music artists
  • Management of music careers
  • Music history and cultural theory
  • Making video clips
  • Performance

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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