Bachelor of Music (Honours)

Program code

2051

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

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South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 year full-time

Credit points

80

Indicative fee

$6,684.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual CSP fee

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Admission requirements

  • Bachelor of Music or equivalent and 5.6 GPA with 6.0 GPA in two final year music literature courses and performance or composition study

    (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1

Next start date

Trimester 1, 2020 (more)

Applications close

Friday, 31 January 2020

How to apply

You can apply directly to Griffith University for entry into this program. To begin your application, add this program to your shortlist.

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Next intake (South Bank Campus) Applications close
Trimester 1, 2020 Friday, 31 January 2020
Orientation commences Monday, 17 February 2020

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Check the eligibility requirements in the sections on this webpage.


Admission requirements

To be eligible for admission to this Honours program, a student will be expected to meet the following requirements:

  • have successfully completed the requirements of a Bachelor of Music or hold a three or four year degree in music from a recognised university which is equivalent to the Bachelor of Music at Griffith University;
  • have achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 5.6 (on a scale of 7.0) or equivalent from a recognised University (consideration will be given to students who achieve a minimum GPA of 5.6 in the final year of their program);
  • have a minimum grade of 6.0 in two Music Literature courses or demonstrate a standard equivalent to a grade of 6.0 in two music literature courses from a recognised University AND have completed 2329QCM Introduction to Music Research (or equivalent) and achieved a minimum grade of 6.0;
  • for students wishing to undertake Performance Study (as part of their Honours Research Project) have a minimum grade of 6.0 in Performance Study 3 (Part 2) or equivalent from a recognised University;
  • for students wishing to undertake Composition Study (as part of their Honours Research Project) have a minimum grade of 6.0 in Composition Study 3 (Part 2) or equivalent from a recognised University;
  • provide a Dissertation Research proposal (maximum 1000 words) of satisfactory standard in the format prescribed by the Conservatorium [Honours Proposal Proforma].

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to these programs are described below.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Griffith University awards credit for prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information see below.

How to apply

To apply, add this program to your shortlist at the top of this page or apply for this program now (a maximum of three preferences is allowed).

Griffith will assess your first preference and will only assess subsequent preferences if you are not successful.

Once you have submitted your application, you will be sent an email about how to track your application.

For a full list of your incomplete or submitted applications, please view your application list.

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0
  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)
  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

Applicants should refer to the following University policy for further information:

Students who successfully complete the Direct Entry Program (DEP) will satisfy the English Language requirements for this Griffith degree.

If you do not meet the University's specified English language requirements, you may wish to contact the Griffith English Language Institute to increase your eligibility for entering a Griffith University program. This Institute offers a number of English language and other courses at both its Brisbane and Gold Coast branches:

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Credit and recognition of prior learning may be granted in accordance with Section 5.4 of the following University policy: