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

Credit points

40

Indicative fee

$16,500.00* 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)

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

028247B

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Why choose this program?

In this degree you will choose from a wide variety of possible course combinations and customise your studies to suit your needs and professional goals. You will develop superior skills in your musical profession. You will also have the opportunity to present your work to the public, whether in recitals, print or electronic media.

Specialisations

  • Composition
  • Conducting
  • Music Studies
  • Pedagogy
  • Performance

Related programs

Code Program title Campus Intake
3091 Graduate Certificate in Music Studies (this program) South Bank Trimester 1 and Trimester 2
5298 Master of Music Studies South Bank Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.

Attendance information

This program is offered full-time, part-time and on-campus at South Bank.

If you are an International student on a student visa, you must ensure that you enrol in a way that will allow you to complete your enrolment within the expected program duration as stated on your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

Managing interruptions

The following advice provides specific information about interrupting your studies in this program:

Leave of Absence: Students undertaking this program may apply for a maximum of two trimesters leave of absence and prior approval must be obtained by submitting an online Leave of Absence application form to a Griffith Student Centre. First year Conservatorium students will not normally be granted leave of absence except on compassionate grounds.

Readmission: Students seeking readmission to this program require approval from the Program Director. If readmission is sought for Trimester 1, application should be made by the first week of August in the previous year. For readmission to Trimester 2, application should be made at least three months prior to the commencement of that trimester. An audition may be required.

My career opportunities

You will be equipped to explore further study, performance and research opportunities. Potential careers include music education, performance, music business, music publishing, broadcasting and production, and arts administration.

International students

An International student is one who is not:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen or
  • a person who has Australian permanent resident status.
Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • An International student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Graduate Certificate in Music Studies (3091)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 40cp
2020 Fee Band 33.0 $412.50 $16,500.00
2019 Fee Band 31.5 $393.75 $15,750.00
Changing programs

If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Permanent resident status

If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.

The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.

If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.

If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.

Further information