Bachelor of Music (Jazz and Improvisation)

    • CRICOS Code: 058837J
    • VTAC Code: 3800638231
    • International VTAC Code: 3800638233

    Where will this take me?



    Specialist studies in jazz can take you in a number of directions: from hands on performing and producing through to journalism and education.


    You could find a rewarding career in roles as a :

    • Contemporary music arranger
    • Reviewer
    • Contemporary music educator
    • Contemporary music performer for bands
    • Studio and live recordings
    • Film, theatre, television and live events
    • Record producer
    • Studio engineer

    Recent Alumna Success

    Jazz & Improvisation alumna Shannon Barnett is now performing trombone in the WDR Big Band in Cologne, Germany. Her quartet, featuring Stefan Karl Schmid (tenor saxophone), David Helm (bass) and Fabian Arends (drums), was nominated as a semifinalist in the prestigious 2017 Neuer Deutscher Jazzpreis

    Graduate pathways

    Once you've completed your undergraduate degree, you can go on to gain employment or begin a graduate degree and work towards a professional qualification such as law, engineering or medicine. Or you could join our graduate research community and contribute to our world-changing research.

    Your graduate degree will be internationally recognised, and set you apart from those who study a traditional Australian single or double degree.

    Explore the graduate pathways available once you complete your undergraduate degree here.