Graduate Diploma in Music (Composition)

  • CRICOS code: 056297D

Course overview

  • 2 years part time / 1 year full time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Start year intake - February and mid-year intake - July


Through the Graduate Diploma in Music (Composition), you will acquire advanced skills in instrumental and vocal writing, orchestration, electro-acoustic music, professional score presentation, rehearsal skills and concert management, alongside the development of a personal and original compositional voice. The program encourages composition in all styles, and you learn to work through all phases of the composition process, from generation of first ideas, to completion of a professionally presented score, to interaction with performers in rehearsals, culminating in a public performance of your work.