Master of Music Studies

Program code

5298

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1.5 years full-time
1 year full-time with advanced standing

Credit points

120

Indicative fee

$33,000.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Related Bachelor degree or higher and audition and/or portfolio

    (more)

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

028003M

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

How to apply

Admission requirements

To be eligible for admission to this Masters 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 receive a panel recommendation for admission to the Master of Music studies OR
  • submit a folio of creative works for audition and receive a panel recommendation for admission to the Master of Music Studies.

OR

  • hold a Bachelor of Music (Honours) or equivalent degree from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) including completion of a Music research methodology course AND
  • successfully undertake an audition and receive a panel recommendation for admission to the Master of Music Studies OR
  • submit a folio of creative works for audition and receive a panel recommendation for admission to the Master of Music Studies

Students admitted via the above pathway will be eligible for advanced standing to complete an 80 credit point Master of Music Studies. Students applying for the Research pathway must have completed 7011QCM Introduction to Music Research or equivalent before admission to this pathway.

OR

  • hold a Graduate Certificate in Music Studies from Griffith University AND
  • successfully undertake an audition and receive a panel recommendation for admission to the Master of Music Studies OR
  • submit a folio of creative works for audition and receive a panel recommendation for admission to the Master of Music Studies

Students admitted via the above pathway will be eligible for advanced standing to complete an 80 credit point Master of Music Studies. Students applying for the Research pathway must have completed 7011QCM Introduction to Music Research or equivalent before admission to this pathway.

Note: Degrees from overseas institutions must be assessed as equivalent to a recognised Australian AQF level qualification.

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.

An International student is a person who is not an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident or holder of an Australian Permanent Humanitarian visa.

This program is available to International students for study in Australia at Griffith University.

International students applying to study on-campus in Australia will require a student visa or another type of visa which does not preclude them from studying in Australia.

You can apply for admission online (where you will be required to upload your supporting documentation and pay an AUD$50 non-refundable fee) OR via a Griffith University registered agent.

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.