Bachelor of Music (Music Education)

University of Sydney

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00026A

The major focus in the Bachelor of Music (Music Education) is on developing teaching skills through studies in education, music education, choral and instrumental pedagogy and music technology. The degree is intended primarily as a professional training course for students wishing to become music teachers in a school environment. The music education degree course meets requirements of professional bodies responsible for the accreditation of school music teachers.


Credit points 192


  • Music education

Standard entry requirements

  • Apply through UAC on the basis of Year 12 HSC or equivalent
  • ATAR. Selection criteria: Music 2. Additional selection criteria: Students will need to attend a music education interview in addition to the principal study audition or interview. In addition to the UAC application, students must submit an 'Application for audition/interview' form directly to the Conservatorium.


NSW Department of Education and Communities.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Sydney Conservatorium of Music International: $180,000 Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Further information

Practical experience: Includes individual instrumental lessons and concert practice, large ensemble performance and practice teaching programs. Career opportunities: Examples include primary and secondary classroom teacher, music therapist, studio music teacher and education officer with music performance and development bodies.

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