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Diploma of Music (Contemporary)

Course overview:

Full-time Duration
2 Years: 4 - 9 Study Periods (SP)
Start Dates
SP1: 22 Jan, SP2: 14 May, SP3: 3 Sept
Course Location
Sydney & Melbourne
Entry by
Course Available to
Domestic & International Students
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Course Code (Diploma)
Course Code (Bachelor)
Available to Domestic Students

The Diploma of Music (Contemporary) course is designed to develop skills across all areas of contemporary music performance.

Students receive training in music industry knowledge to prepare them for their music career, working with specialist staff, with access to professional facilities for live performance, studio recording and music production.

Areas of Study include:

  • Ensemble work
  • Live performance practice
  • Individual tuition
  • Music theory
  • Technical skills
  • Musical knowledge and
  • Genre specific performance studies

Pathway to a Bachelor of Music

The Diploma of Music can also provide a pathway to the Bachelor of Music, pending results in the first part of the course. For the first two trimesters, Diploma students receive specialist units of study. In trimesters three and four, Diploma students continue their study as per Bachelor one and two.