Diploma of Music

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Vocational Education and Training (VET)
CRICOS: 00219C

This exciting course will expose you to a variety of learning experiences, including performance tuition, to develop your solo performance skills and academic study in the interpretation and understanding of music. This means that you will be supported throughout your study and undertake one-on-one instrumental tuition with highly qualified regional conservatorium staff either through video tuition as an online student or on-campus at the Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music (CQCM) at CQUni Mackay.During your course, you will learn foundational aspects of the language of music from Western art-music tradition to contemporary popular music styles and examine the role of prominent performers, composers, lyricists, and music producers in the development of these styles. In your first term, you will engage in practical music studies focusing on foundational-level repertoire and technical work in your chosen instrument, voice or composition. In your second term, you will build on your knowledge and technical skills further through a combination of theoretical and technical learning activities.On successful completion of the Diploma of Music, you may choose to continue your study at the second year level in CQU's Bachelor of Music degree.To gain entry into this course, you will be required to audition. It is recommended that students have achieved at least an intermediate level of performance skills on their particular instrument or voice or intermediate compositional skill before auditioning for entry to this course. The Diploma of Music is available to study online and is supported through CQU's Regional Conservatorium partnerships with Murray Conservatorium (Albury), Riverina Conservatorium (Wagga Wagga), Mitchell Conservatorium (Bathurst, Lachlan, Lithgow), and at our Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music, at CQUni Mackay.

Structure

8 units (48 credit points)

Subjects

  • Music

Standard entry requirements

For entry into this course, all applicants will be required to successfully complete an audition and interview.Further information regarding auditions, including the audition guidelines, can be found via http://www.cqu.edu.au/cqcmIt is recommended that students have achieved at least an intermediate level of performance skill on their particular instrument or voice, or intermediate compositional skill before auditioning for entry to this course.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea International: $32,640 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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