Bachelor of Music (Musicology & Ethnomusicology)

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

    What will I study?


    The Bachelor of Music program is a three-year, full-time degree that offers pre-professional music training. The 300-point program is made up of:

    • 12.5 point compulsory Level 1 discovery subject: Musical Perspectives
    • 225 points of a prescribed music major
    • 50 points of breadth
      • including at least 12.5 points at Level 2 or 3
    • 12.5 points of either elective or breadth

    Course Progression Rules

    Students must have completed the compulsory subject Musical Perspectives before taking Level 2 core subjects.

    Students must have completed all Level 1 core subjects before taking Level 3 core subjects.

    Note: Core subjects in this program have prerequisites. Refer to individual subject entries.


    Students apply for and enrol in one of six majors:

    • Composition
    • Interactive Composition
    • Jazz & Improvisation
    • Musicology & Ethnomusicology
    • Music Studies
    • Performance

    Students may apply to transfer between Performance, Composition, Musicology & Ethnomusicology, and Music Studies, subject to meeting entry requirements for the major.