get started with a diploma of music
Our fully online performance-based diploma degree. Study from anywhere in the world. One term program, full-time. Develop practical music skills for teaching and the music business. Credit counts towards bachelor degree. Cost-competitive.
DIPLOMA of music course CONTENT
Each of our diplomas is a one-term course that can be completed over 15 weeks to two years.
Choose between Term 1 or Term 2 from our course content that covers the four core disciplines of music:
Performance & Teaching
Music as Culture
Modern Music Creation
Build solid music foundations. Term 1 of our Bachelor of Music course content. You can also complete it over the final two years of high school as a single subject. Credit counts towards Bachelor of Music degree.
Keep building on your foundational music knowledge. Term 2 of our Bachelor of Music course content (after completion of Term 1 or recognised prior learning). Credit counts towards Bachelor of Music degree.
Step off from your undergraduate studies. Our graduate diploma is a year of specialised study after a bachelor degree, equivalent to an honours qualification. It opens up more pathways to career and research opportunities.
Fully accredited Australian course
Leading edge academic course, with a practical focus to equip you for teaching and business. Fully accredited by TEQSA and ASQA.
study anywhere in the world
Designed to be fully online so you can study from anywhere to fit with your schedule and needs. Use your local instrumental tutors.
competitive on cost
Because we are a not-for-profit, we price at similar rate as if you were a local student. Up to 60% lower than typical fees for private students.
STUDY AT YOUR OWN SPEED
Complete a Bachelor of Music over three years full-time. Or complete a one term Foundation or Advanced Diploma. Or individual units with our Certificate program. Do it full-time or part-time.
we recognise prior learning
Many of our students have their prior learning recognised, without need to redo units of study. We also supported accelerated mode to complete units more quickly.
instrumental tutors for you
You can select your preferred or existing instrumental tutors and be instructed in your preferred local language.
Study traditional instruments
We support your study of traditional instruments beyond the western paradigm, within our course framework.
world class elective content
Choose electives that are prepared, delivered and assessed by experts from Princeton, Stanford, CalArts and other world-class institutions.
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Complete all course content over six terms in the Bachelor of Music degree. Three years, full-time study.
ONLINE BY DESIGN
We've designed for online learning from the start: lectures, assignments, resources, electives, performances & recitals are delivered online. We use pre-prepared content and LIVE-Online, real-time teaching.
PERFORMANCE at the core of our degree
We're the only accredited degree to teach performance fully online. You will have:
Weekly one-on-one study lessons on your instrument
Participation in masterclasses from national & international visiting artists
Weekly performance seminar covering all aspects of performance & practice methods
Weekly performance forum to refine performing skills, stagecraft & musical voice with your peers