Diploma of Music (Performance specialisation)
TAFE Queensland - Coomera

Course outline

Develop the specialised skills needed to be an outstanding performer or composer. This course will provide students with access to industry-standard studios and foundation skills needed to operate equipment and software. In this course students will hone their skills in music composition and develop techniques for arranging music. Students will also learn how to develop programs for performance, prepare and perform live auditions, and develop skills to manage copyright arrangements and provide freelance services. TAFE Queensland’s highly experienced and passionate teaching team have years of industry experience and will give students one-on-one guidance to prepare for a career in the music industry.


Applicants offered a place in this course who are not eligible for a subsidised enrolment will pay full fee. VET Student Loans may be available to eligible applicants, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html for information.

Fee notes

For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.


Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age; Audition

Fixed closing date

2 December 2022 for semester 1, 2023 entry; and 15 May 2023 for semester 2, 2023 entry. To be considered after these dates, interested applicants should contact the relevant TAFE Queensland campus directly on 1300 308 233.

Additional entry requirements

Audio demo/portfolio submission is required separate to the QTAC application. TAFE Queensland will send out official correspondence inviting audio demo/portfolio submission once the QTAC application has been submitted. Applicants will be contacted if they are required to attend an audition. Contact the TAFE Queensland campus for audition/interview requirements.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Music industry professional, vocalist, musician.

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Creative and Performing Arts
Course Duration

1 year Mixed-mode learning

Gold Coast