University of Sydney

Bachelor of Music (Composition)

University of Sydney
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From 4 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
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Why study this course

The major focus in this degree is the development of composition skills, together with work in electroacoustic music and studies in compositional techniques and analysis. All students take core studies in aural perception, harmony and analysis, and studies in analysis, history and culture. Applicants undertake an interview and demonstrate their level of achievement as a composer by submitting three compositions in different performance media or genres.

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Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Completion of tertiary studies in music at Diploma level or above; OR
  • Mature age entry

All applicants are required to submit a portfolio and register for an interview.

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Sydney Conservatorium of Music

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit University of Sydney's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit University of Sydney's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, University of Sydney can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit University of Sydney's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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Bachelor of Music (Composition)

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