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University of Newcastle

Newcastle , New South Wales ,Australia

Bachelor of Music

Explore your full potential and fast track your music career through practical and creative learning experiences in music, performance, songwriting and sound production.

Music professionals need to be able to perform, write, arrange, and produce music in collaboration with others. If you've been performing or creating music, then studying a music degree at the University of Newcastle is an excellent way to develop your professional skills and progress your pathway into the industry.

Study music and its contexts from music specialists and industry practitioners. Our Bachelor of Music graduates become performing artists, songwriters, composers, producers, teachers and take on diverse professional roles across the creative industries.

Campus Information

Newcastle City campus

The University of Newcastle plays an important part in the renewed sense of vibrancy in the Newcastle CBD and our Newcastle City campus is very much at the centre of the city's burgeoning arts scene. NUspace is a $95 million landmark education building developed in 2017 by the University of Newcastle in the heart of Newcastle's CBD. NUspace harnesses the latest in technology and innovation in teaching and learning to deliver a world-class student experience by engaging students in new and exciting ways.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • Aug

Application Processing Time in Days: 21

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career opportunities

Studying the Bachelor of Music at the University of Newcastle prepares you for a career as a professional musician, composer, songwriter, music producer, as well as opens avenues to work in the broader creative industries. In fact, most music professionals have done a Bachelor degree.

  • Music

PSW Opportunity

  • 3 years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools..

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