Practical makes perfect

Fully online study from anywhere in the world. Competitive on cost. Develop practical music skills for teaching and the music business. Preparing you for the modular career of a musician.

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.


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.

Choose the study that fits you

Our Bachelor of Music is a three year, full time degree course. Our Diploma program offers one term courses of study. Our Certificate program lets you complete individual units. All study counts towards diploma & degree courses.


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. 

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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

international students

We accept students from all countries & backgrounds. You'll need to meet required audition & academic standards. And have an IELTS score of band 6.0 (5.5 considered with extra assessment). Your instrumental tuition can be delivered in person in your home country or by LIVE-Online real-time teaching.


Our complete course content covers the four core disciplines of music:

  • Musicianship

  • Performance & Teaching

  • Music as Culture

  • Modern Music Creation



Complete all course content over six terms in the Bachelor of Music degree. Three years, full-time study.


Complete a one term Foundation Diploma or Advanced Diploma. All study counts towards bachelor degree credit. We also have a one year Graduate Diploma, equivalent to an honours year.

Certificate program 

Complete individual units of study as higher education Certificates. All study counts towards diploma and bachelor degree credit.

up to 50% recognition of prior learning


If you've done previous studies, we can assess them and recognise up to 50% of your degree as complete, on the basis of your previous academic and professional work. You don't need to pay for subjects you've already completed. Please ask about RPL. Assessments are made on an individual basis with strict but fair criteria.

term Dates


MAY 2021

  • May 17: Orientation Week

  • May 24: Classes Start

AUG 2021

  • Aug 30: Orientation Week

  • Sep 6: Classes Start