Bachelor of Music (Jazz and Improvisation)

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

    Where will this take me?


    Whichever major you choose to pursue in the Bachelor of Music, you will enjoy a wide range of employment options in a range of different industries. Explore some of the careers our graduates have moved into after graduating below.

    Careers in: Jazz & Improvisation

    Specialist studies in jazz can take you in a number of directions: from hands on performing and producing through to journalism and education. While the logical path is to become a performing musician, the Music Jazz & Improvisation major is your pathway to a range of employment options, including:

    • 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

    Further study options

    You have the flexibility to enter the workforce straight from your undergraduate degree, or you may choose to progress to a fourth-year Honours degree.

    Honours is an intensive and highly specialised one-year program designed to draw together your previous studies and focus your knowledge, skills and intellect, allowing you to master your field of knowledge and create a pathway into advanced graduate study options in music.


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    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.