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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

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.

CRICOS

0100158

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 at our Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music, at CQUni Mackay. 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.

This means that 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. You'll also study music theory, music history, music technology and instrumental teaching.

This exciting course will expose you to a variety of learning experiences and you will benefit from hands-on experience combined with academic study in the interpretation and understanding of music.

To gain entry into this course you will be required to audition.

Core Units 4 Major Units None
Electives None Minor Units 4

On-Campus Availability

Term 1 - 2020Mackay
Term 1 - 2021Mackay
Term 2 - 2020Mackay
Term 2 - 2021Mackay
MinorsUnitsDescription
Contemporary4

This minor is only available at the Mackay campus.

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.

No information available at this time.
This course has no residential schools.

Student Profile
If you would like to read about the student profile for this course view our Course and Entry Score Profile for Term 1, 2020.

Institute Profile
To find out about CQUniversity's Undergraduate Profile for Term 1, 2020 view our Institute Profile.

IELTS Academic: 5.5 with no individual band score of less than 5.0

TOEFL Internet-based: Overall score of 65 with no score less than 15

Pearson Test of English Academic: Overall score of 46 with no score less than 42

Students will be required to successfully complete an audition and interview for admission to the course.


Security Requirements

N/A

Health Requirements

N/A

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.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.

Please refer to our international course fees page.

We offer a range of scholarships to support international students and encourage you to apply for one that's right for you.

Western AustraliaONL: 150831
VictoriaONL: 1700110791
New South WalesONL: 160831
QueenslandONL: 860915; CNS: 860913; MKY: 860911


If you apply via a Tertiary Admissions Centre (TAC) listed under 'How to Apply', please use the relevant TAC code listed above to complete your application.

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LIFE-LONG LEARNING

You will have the opportunity to gain crucial life-long learning and transferable generic skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving. You will be able to apply these skills to a range of employment opportunities and life situations.

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