Bachelor of Music
SAE Creative Media Institute - Brisbane

Course outline

Choose the Bachelor of Music and you’ll build all the essential skills for creating a successful career in today’s modern music industry. Building on the core skills of a working music professional, the Bachelor of Music at SAE is completely unique and allows you to either choose from a pool of electives and complete a Bachelor of Music or dive deeper and specialise in one of four different pathways – Songwriting and Music Production, Electronic Music Production, Music Industry or Business and Creative Musicianship.

This degree allows you to further develop your specialisation skills and prepares you for entering into the industry. Your growth and development as a creative practitioner will be assessed through the completion of industry-based projects and work placement. This will ultimately help you build a body of work and portfolio to share with potential employers or your first client.


Duration is two years full-time. Part-time study available for eligible applicants (excluding international student visa holders).
SAE has a range of approaches to learning and teaching that can be activated to provide flexibility in the face of changing circumstances as required, to support student progression regardless of external factors.

Fee notes

Full course.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for SAE Creative Media Institute and for this course, refer to Entry Requirements on SAE’s website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years; Interview

Additional entry requirements

Entry to this program requires an interview and evidence of music practice/portfolio. SAE will contact applicants to arrange a short, informal interview. For information about the interview, contact SAE on 1800 723 338.

Portfolios may include: links to your music or musical performances on YouTube, SoundCloud, links to online portfolio pages, a statement providing an overview of existing skills and knowledge in music production, including examples from senior secondary music classes, AMEB and CPM certification, appointment in school orchestras or bands, etc.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

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, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.


Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Songwriter, Music Producer, Artist Manager, Artist/ Musician, Live Musician, Studio Musician, DJ, Electronic Producer, Content Creator, Music Entrepreneur.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

22 Aug 2024
9 Jan 2025
23 Apr 2025

Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

2 years Full time or 4 years Part time