The School of Music provides different study options and practical experiences for students depending on their background and chosen undergraduate degree.

Students are encouraged to participate in musical activities as a component of their formal studies and also as a cooperative contribution to the musical life of the University and its surrounding community.

Download the Bachelor of Music (Honours) brochure

Download the Large Ensemble Courses brochure

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The School of Music provides advanced study options for postgraduate students, including the Master of Music and the Graduate Certificate in Music.

Postgraduate students play an important part in the School's intellectual life, with opportunities to participate in seminars, performances, conferences, tutoring and other activities.

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Higher Degrees by Research

The School of Music provides opportunities for individual postgraduate students to undertake research projects and produce new knowledge and expertise in various fields, including music performance, composition, musicology, and music education.

Research students play a vital part in the life of the School, not only through their research, but also through participation in concerts, seminars and other events, and contributions to undergraduate teaching.

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Diploma in Music Performance

The Diploma in Music Performance is offered concurrently with any other UQ undergraduate program except the Bachelor of Music (Honours).

The Diploma provides an excellent opportunity for students to maintain or develop their interests and skills in music ensemble training, including participation in ensemble rehearsals and performances.

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Why choose us

First class services and facilities and exciting research and international study opportunities.

Working with academic staff who are acclaimed nationally and internationally as performersl, teachers, composers and researchers.

Learning from visiting musicians and from the ensembles in residence.

Engaging with the community through a regular concert series, featuring performances from staff and student ensembles as well as high profile guests.

Attending seminars and conferences to present and discuss the latest discoveries in music research.

What our students say

Graduate Testimonials

"My years at the UQ School of Music were some of the best of my life. The staff are nurturing yet encourage hard work, drawing out the individual artist within each student. I left feeling like I gained a well-balanced and complete music education from an exciting and visionary faculty."
"As an international student, studying music at UQ was a smooth transition, both academically and personally."
"When I was an undergrad I certainly could never have imagined that I would one day win a Grammy."

Talk to us

To find out more about applications for our programs, call or email (Open 8:30am to 4:30pm from Monday to Friday except university and public holidays)