Graduate Certificate in Music Studies

Program code

3091

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

0.5 year full-time
1 year part-time

Credit points

40

Indicative fee

$11,250.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Related Bachelor degree or higher and audition, interview, portfolio
  • Relevant experience and audition, interview, portfolio

    (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

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.

Apply online

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

Check the eligibility requirements in the sections on this webpage.


Admission requirements

To be eligible for admission to this program, applicants will require the following:

  • hold a Bachelor of Music or equivalent degree from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing); and
  • successfully undertake an audition and interview; and/or
  • submit a folio of creative works
  • OR

  • have extensive experience in music with a minimum of five years equivalent work experience in one of the specialised fields offered (composition, performance, conducting, pedagogy, music studies) and
  • successfully undertake an audition and interview; and/or
  • submit a folio of creative works.

Degrees from overseas institutions must be assessed as equivalent to a recognised Australian bachelor-level degree.

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

For audition requirements, please check the Queensland Conservatorium website.

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.

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

Applicants should refer to the English language requirements section of the following policy for further information:

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

Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website:

Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect.