Graduates turn their passion for music and science into a unique career with this dual degree. Be equipped for a professional career in music and with knowledge and practical skills in one or more fields in the sciences. The Bachelor of Music (Honours) produces professionally qualified musicians in various fields of specialisation. It is for those wanting to pursue a professional career in music, and integrates the development of practical skills with theoretical and historical musical knowledge. The science component develops skills in communication, problem-solving, critical thinking and scientific technical skills. Students can choose majors that complement their music studies or broaden their knowledge in other scientific fields. They can select their science studies from one of the broadest choices of science disciplines in Australia. For more information, visit Bachelors of Music (Hons)/Science at UQ.
Refer to Bachelor of Science.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.
English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C); One of Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Earth and Environmental Science (Units 3 and 4, C); Audition
All applications for audition must be received by the School of Music by 21 August 2023. QTAC applications for this program close 30 September 2023.
Refer to Bachelor of Music (Honours) for audition information. Most offers will be made for the Bachelor of Music (Honours) in the 21 December 2023 offer round, however for music dual degrees (Bachelor of Music (Honours)/Bachelor of Science), the offer round is 11 January 2024. Applicants must ensure they order their preferences accordingly. Refer to qtac.edu.au/applications/apply-here/preferences.
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
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.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
Higher education study
Vocational Education and Training (VET) study
Work and life experience
Recent secondary education
Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank
Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered
Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor
Number of students
Percentage of all students
Refer to Bachelor of Music (Honours) and Bachelor of Science.
21 Dec 2023
5 years Full time or 10 years Part time