Bachelor of Music - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Music

The first intake for the Bachelor of Music will be Semester 1, 2022. Applications open in August.

Launch your music career

USC’s Bachelor of Music is your ticket to a sustainable career in the modern music industry. Taught by award-winning industry professionals and recording artists, this degree builds your creative, technical, performance and entrepreneurial skills to prepare you for a dynamic future.

Study location QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 011401
USC program code
AR318
Commence
Semester 1, Semester 2
Duration
3 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
It is recommended students have a basic musical knowledge to a level of a Year 12 music program.
Other requirements
Students will be required to submit a digital portfolio of work for entry into the Bachelor of Music. This portfolio will include 3 creative works of either original or covered music. The digital submission can contain video, audio, or written work.
Total courses
24
Total units
288
International
Not available to international students on a Student visa.

In this degree you will:

  • Hone your songwriting and performance craft under the guidance of leading industry practitioners, including ARIA award-winning artists
  • Develop your music production and sound design skills by managing recording sessions in USC’s custom-built recording and editing studios  
  • Learn about all aspects of the modern music economy, including music management, intellectual property management, public relations, agency operations and more
  • Get hands-on experience through a major industry project to facilitate your employability as a contemporary creative practitioner
Career opportunities
  • Music producer
  • Recording artist
  • Songwriter
  • Music publisher
  • Record label operator
  • Touring Manager
  • Music events/promotion officer
  • Studio/sound engineer
  • Music entrepreneur
  • Performer
  • Sound designer
  • Composer

What will I study?

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The study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students MUST follow their commencing structure and use this study sequence to guide enrolment.

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