Bachelor of Music (Honours)/Bachelor of Arts
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

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 course focuses on a balance between practical and theoretical skills in earlier years and allows for increasing specialisation in the final two years. The first two years provide students with a foundation in music techniques, aural studies, music history, performance and ensembles. The Arts component develops skills in written communication, problem-solving, critical thinking and interpersonal understanding. Students can choose majors that complement their music studies or broaden their knowledge in other fields. For more information, visit Bachelors of Music (Hons)/Arts at UQ.

Majors

Refer to Bachelor of Arts. The music or popular music and technology majors in the Bachelor of Arts cannot be completed in the dual program.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Audition

Fixed closing date

All applications for audition must be received by the School of Music by 19 August 2024. QTAC applications for this program close 30 September 2024.

Additional entry requirements

Audition and pass in a test of practical ability and musicianship skills – applicants must nominate their preferred audition instruments (up to two) or intention to study composition on their QTAC application. See the School of Music’s for the list of permitted audition instruments as well as the application form for audition, which must be submitted directly to the School of Music. For the Bachelor of Music (Honours)/Bachelor of Arts) the offer round is 11 January 2024. Applicants must ensure they order their preferences accordingly. Refer to qtac.edu.au/applications/apply-here/preferences.
Closing Date: All applications for audition must be received by the School of Music by 19 August 2024. QTAC applications for this program close 30 September 2024.

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.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

92.80

83.45

82.75

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

92.85

85.45

84.20

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.

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Refer to Bachelor of Music (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts.

Course Code
723302
Start Date
Offer rounds

19 Dec 2024

Fee
CSP/$9640 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts, Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time

Location
Brisbane