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Diploma of Music - CC41

The Diploma of Music is available by online study and supported through CQUni's Regional Conservatorium partnerships with Murray Conservatorium (Albury), Riverina Conservatorium (Wagga Wagga), Mitchell Conservatorium (Bathurst, Lachlan, Lithgow) and at our Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music (CQCM), at CQUni Mackay. You will be supported throughout your study and undertake one-on-one instrumental tuition with highly qualified regional conservatorium staff in classical, jazz or popular music.

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

On Campus

UNITS/CREDITS

8/48

DURATION

1 years full-time, 2 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Mackay

RECOMMENDED STUDY

No recommended study required

CRICOS

084499F

The aim of the Diploma of Music is to provide you with the opportunity to develop musical knowledge and skills that will prepare you for a career in music or further tertiary study in music. On successful completion of the Diploma of Music, you may choose to continue your study at the second year level in one of the specialisations within the Bachelor of Music degree.

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. - See more at: http://www.aim.edu.au/courses/classical-performance/diploma-of-music#sthash.kZJcdSEc.dpuf
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. - See more at: http://www.aim.edu.au/courses/classical-performance/diploma-of-music#sthash.kZJcdSEc.dpuf
Core Units 4 Major Units None
Electives None Minor Units 4

On-Campus Availability

Term 2 - 2019Mackay

Online Availability


Term dates for 2019
Term 1: 11 March to 7 June
Term 2: 15 July to 11 October
Term 3: 11 November to 14 February 2020

MinorsUnitsDescription
Contemporary4

This minor is only available at the Mackay or Noosa campuses.

Jazz and Popular4

This minor is only available on the Mackay campus.

Music Studies4

This minor is only available by distance education.

Performance4

This minor is available internally on the Mackay campus and also by distance education. Students may also study MUSC11409 Principal Music Studios 1 and MUSC11410 Principal Music Studios 2 at approved regional conservatoriums in New South Wales.


COURSE STRUCTURE
You are required to complete eight compulsory core units.

UNIT INFORMATION
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.

CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION
If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.

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No Residential School
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Students will be required to successfully complete an audition and interview for admission to the course.

English Requirements:

If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:

  • a secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
  • tertiary diploma level qualification, or
  • bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0

completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.

If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
  • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components; or
  • Cambridge Certificate in advanced English (CAE) - Score of 180 or above; or
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English - Score of 200 or above; or
  • Combined Universities Language Test (CULT) - 70% with no individual component score of less than 15.

English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

Security Requirements

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Health Requirements

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Assumed Knowledge

It is recommended that students have achieved at least an intermediate level of performance skill on their particular instrument or voice before auditioning for entry to this course.

Completion of the Diploma of Music will prepare you to pursue employment opportunities in roles such as a:

  • professional musician
  • studio teacher.

You may also pursue a music-related role in arts administration, communication or creative industries.

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