Course Overview

Course Overview

Industry, VET and Higher Education Courses

Vocational training at Certificate and Diploma levels for all music performers and teachers and Higher Education Degrees for performing artists students and teachers.



The AGME was established in 1985 as an independent associate body of the AGMS to cater for students who desire to obtain recognized tertiary qualifications.

The AGME is a Registered Training Organisation with Nationally Recognised Code No 3589 delivering training in all states and territories of Australia by distance education techniques.

Courses/Qualifications Offered

The courses/qualifications offered fall into three classes:

  • Nationally Recognised courses;
  • Higher Education Program courses, and
  • Special internal courses/qualifications.

COURSES ON THE NATIONAL QUALITY TRAINING FRAMEWORK REGISTER:                                                  

Courses available by distance education or attendance:

  • Certificate II in Music Industry – CUA20615
  • Certificate III in Music – CUA30915
  • Certificate IV in Music – CUA40915
  • Diploma of Music – CUA50815
  • Advanced Diploma of Music – CUA60515

VET Courses Information booklet – 5MB

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A  Bachelor of Music degree was approved by the Victorian Minister of Education in 2002
Nationally Recognised course ID: CRS1201245
This course is available by both distance education and attendance.

Bachelor of Music Course Information booklet – 6MB 

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Articulation agreements exist for further study and Higher Degrees


In 2006 the Australian Guild of Music Education Inc. was passed as a HEP provider. Commonwealth assistance is now available for students who are eligible. FEE-HELP is a loan scheme which assists eligible students (Australian citizens and students on humanitarian visas) to pay their tuition fees. The Australian Government pays the student’s tuition fee to the Australian Guild of Music Education on behalf of the student. This relates to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Music course.

More information on FEE-HELP can be located at the following

About The Australian Guild of Music Education  

The Australian Guild of Music Education is one of the leading Tertiary and Music examining bodies in Australia.  The AGME conducts music exams in 7 countries world wide as well as in multiple locations around Australia.
Our comprehensive music education system allows students to gain a Bachelor of Music.   Read More ….

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