Postgraduate

Master of Music

Pursue your passion with a supervised research experience in the field of music.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

Graduates of this course will be equipped with advanced level creative, communication, research and analytical skills, allowing them to take the next step in their career pathway.
Graduates of this course will be equipped with advanced level creative, communication, research and analytical skills, allowing them to take the next step in their career pathway.

Further Study

Doctor of Philosophy
Doctor of Musical Arts
Doctor of Philosophy
Doctor of Musical Arts

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Scholarships

Postgraduate scholarships support UWA's position as one of Australia's leading research-intensive universities and the premier research institution in WA.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Higher degree by research – onshore students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
48
Total Course Fee - 2018
$33,100.00
Total Course Fee - 2019
$33,100.00

Scholarships

Postgraduate scholarships support UWA's position as one of Australia's leading research-intensive universities and the premier research institution in WA.

Research Training Program

Australian and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents are exempt from paying a contribution toward the cost of their research courses if UWA provides them with a Research Training Program place. This exemption applies for up to four years full-time equivalent study for a doctorate by research and two years full-time equivalent study for a master's by research. The RTP is a performance-based funding scheme administered by the Federal Department of Education and Training.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

Applicants are expected to have a Bachelor of Music with at least upper second class honours or equivalent. An applicant who does not have a Bachelor of Music with at least upper second class honours or whose major field of study has not been music may be required to pass a qualifying examination or undertake preliminary study. Applicants for the Master of Music (in performance) who have not received their undergraduate degree from the UWA School of Music, or whose degree was awarded three or more years from the date of application, may be required to pass an admission audition for the School before lodging an application with the Graduate Research School.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps below and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.
When lodging your application, follow the steps for domestic research or international research students.

Course details

This specialist degree is designed for professionals or graduates to pursue composition or performance at postgraduate level, as well as investigate the theoretical/historical aspects of performance and composition.

About The Course

This course can be taken in either composition or performance and consists of a combination of thesis and creative work.
Master of Music

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2015
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • By agreement with their supervisors, students may commence at any time throughout the year, except December.
Weekly contact time
  • Full-time students are expected to spend at least 30 hours per week on their research, throughout the year. Part-time students are expected to spend at least 15 hours a week on their research, throughout the year.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 10720
CRICOS code
  • 083361K
Master of Music
Status
  • Available 2015
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • By agreement with their supervisors, students may commence at any time throughout the year, except December.
Weekly contact time
  • Full-time students are expected to spend at least 30 hours per week on their research, throughout the year. Part-time students are expected to spend at least 15 hours a week on their research, throughout the year.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 10720
CRICOS code
  • 083361K
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year
Degrees course is available in
  • Master of Music - Research
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Flexibility

We understand that life is busy. That's why our postgraduate courses are designed so you can balance your work and studies. Our flexible postgraduate experience includes the opportunity to study part time, a range of units that are taught after hours, and the option to learn via intensive units. Ask our Student Central team for advice on choosing the right postgraduate route for you. Find out more here.

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