Diploma of Music (Performance specialisation)/Bachelor of Creative Industries (Contemporary Music Practice)
TAFE Queensland - South Bank

Course outline

Develop the specialised skills needed to be an outstanding performer or composer. The diploma course will provide opportunities for students to perform and develop stagecraft, access studios and software to develop song writing and recording skills, and will also give learners access to a network of other like-minded music and sound production students. In this course students will hone their skills in stage performance, song writing and recording. TAFE Queensland’s highly experienced and passionate teaching team have years of industry experience and will provide students with one-on-one guidance to prepare them for a career in the music industry. The Bachelor of Creative Industries (Contemporary Music Practice) aims to give students a thorough grounding in 21st Century contemporary music practice. It covers music composition, performance, and theory, with embedded analytical studies of historical, cultural and technological applications in commercial contexts. It focuses on the nurturing and developing of a holistic, creative and entrepreneurial approach to music making, in order to prepare the student with the best chance of success in a highly competitive and global marketplace.

Note

Applicants offered a place in the diploma who are not eligible for a subsidised enrolment will pay full fee. VET Student Loans and payment plans are available to eligible applicants for study in the diploma, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html for more information. The degree course is delivered by TAFE Queensland in partnership with the University of Canberra. The degree is a Commonwealth supported place.

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.

Prerequisites

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

Fixed closing date

QTAC applications for the Diploma of Music (Performance specialisation) close: 2 December 2024 for entry to semester 1, 2025; 12 May 2025 for entry semester 2, 2025. To be considered after this date, interested applicants should contact the relevant TAFE Queensland campus directly on 1300 308 233.

Additional entry requirements

Entry to the diploma performance specialisation requires a successful audition/interview. Audio demo/portfolio submission is 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 relevant TAFE Queensland campus for audition/interview requirements.

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

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Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Music industry professional, vocalist, musician, composer, music producer, music teacher, sound engineer.

Course Code
555126
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee

Sub *See notes

Level of Qualification
Diploma
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts
Study Mode
On campus
Course Duration

3 years On campus

Location
Brisbane