Bachelor of Music (Performance/ Composition/ Musicology/ Ethnomusicology Specialisation)

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

    Where will this take me?


    Whichever specialisation 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: Music Performance

    While the logical path is to become a performing musician, this specialisation offers more paths than you might imagine. The Music Performance specialisation is your pathway to a range of employment options, including:

    • Accompanist
    • Chamber musician
    • Concert agent
    • Concert manager
    • Instrumental and/or classroom music teacher
    • Music administrator
    • Opera company/chorus member
    • Orchestral musician
    • Sessional musician for film, television, live shows, music theatre, recording sessions
    • Touring soloist or ensemble member.

    Careers in: Composition

    The Composition specialisation can be your pathway to a range of employment options, including:

    • Composer
    • Festival director
    • Film scorer
    • Arranger or typesetter
    • Audio technician
    • Concert music electro-acoustic sound artist
    • Music administrator
    • Music producer or sound engineer
    • Music teacher
    • Radio broadcaster or programmer.

    Careers in: Musicology/Ethnomusicology

    The Musicology and Ethnomusicology specialisations can be your pathway to a range of employment options within a musical portfolio career, including:

    • Music researcher
    • Music journalist
    • Music critic or reviewer
    • Music editor
    • Music educator
    • Music administrator
    • Social and cultural policy consultant.

    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.