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Launch Your Music Career

with an accredited degree

One place for your music education

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Study with us

Upskill and kick start your music career with our industry leading Bachelor of Music Degree covering all major disciplines needed for a career in the music industry.  Performance, composition, musicianship, technology, pedagogy and musicology.  

Apply for the Bachelor of Music delivered at our North Melbourne Campus in Melbourne, Australia.

A Level 7 AQF

The AGME Bachelor of Music Degree is recognised within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). The AQF was established in 1995 and is a national policy that covers qualifications from the tertiary education sector (higher education and vocational education and training) in addition to the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education.

For further information, visit the Study Australia  or the AQF website.

Why Study at the Australian Guild of Music?

Established in 1969 out of the London College of Music, AGME has provided music and speech education throughout Australia and Asia for 55 years, including the world class Bachelor of Music since 2002.  We are a professional education provider that embraces inclusivity, leadership & flexibility with a Student-First philosophy and focus on real-world skills!

Learn from leading industry professionals and musicians, who have a passion for what they teach and real-world experience as performers, composers, producers, directors and teachers. Our Academic Team, Management Team and Academic Board are made up of passionate, professional leaders from the education and creative arts sectors.

AGME's Bachelor of Music is a fully accredited AQF Level 7 degree, regulated by the Tertiary Education Quality and Stands Agency (TEQSA).  This leading edge academic program has both academic and practical components.  Students are equipped for the life as professional specialist or portfolio musicians of quality.  They are taught the skills to succeed in the business that is the music industry and have the musical acumen to back it up. 

Flexible full-time and part-time study options are available at AGME's North Melbourne campus and we welcome students from anywhere in the world who have what it takes to become professional musicians.   We are fully accredited to take international students and welcome international artists to lead masterclasses and teach in our academic program.  

Our Story

AGME was founded in 1969 as a music and speech examination body to serve the unique needs of the Australian creative landscape.  Originally part of the London College of Music, in 1986 preparations started to follow our parent organisation and launch a higher education program which culminated in the Bachelor of Music degree being accredited in 2002.   From 2002, the Public Examinations, Vocational Education and Higher Education departments were managed through a single entity. In light of the growth and unique needs of the Public Examinations and Higher Education, in 2022, the VET program closed so that resources could be better utilised in these areas and in 2023, Higher Education became an independent organisation (AGE Pty Ltd) with governance better suited to tertiary study.   

We are “Teachers-Teaching-Teachers” and are proud to celebrate and empower music and speech teachers through life-long learning and providing practical, flexible and affordable teaching syllabi and examinations.  


AGME  provides opportunities for both domestic and offshore students from beginner to advanced levels, including an internationally accessible degree program. 

Specialising in online/distance learning for almost two decades, with a focus on pragmatic career skills, our fully accredited Bachelor of Music sets up to achieve their music goals with specialisations in Instrumental/Vocal Teaching, Performance or Composition.

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