Cricos: 00109J

For more information about Bachelor of Music at University of Newcastle, Australia, please visit the webpage using the button above.

The award

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study

Course starts
February, July

International course fees
AUD 31670 per year

All study options

About Bachelor of Music at University of Newcastle, Australia

Explore your full potential and fast track your music career through hands-on study at the acoustically renowned Newcastle Conservatorium of Music.

Music professionals write, arrange, orchestrate, conduct and perform musical compositions. If you've been performing or creating music, then studying a music degree at UON is an excellent way to continue your training and gain professional skills.

Learn from world-class, practicing musicians and choose your specialist focus from six diverse areas of study. Our Bachelor of Music graduates are professional musicians, composers, producers, teachers and professionals in related fields.

Why study with us?

  • Very strong employment growth with 50% increase in the last five years.
  • Hands-on training in dedicated creative spaces. Use advanced music technologies within our City Precinct's cutting-edge facilities.
  • Real-world opportunities to showcase your skills. Collaborate with industry, attend world-class concerts and build strong networks to help launch your career.
  • Learn from and work with the best: celebrated musicians, music professionals, researchers and industry leaders.
  • Audition online anytime, anywhere. We welcome online auditions throughout the year.
  • Audition online anytime, anywhere. We welcome online auditions throughout the year.

What will you study?

Choose your specialist focus from six diverse areas of study:

  • Performance (Instrumental/Voice)
  • Composition
  • Creative Production
  • Song Writing
  • Music Teaching and Pedagogy
  • Music Research and Communication

The UON music degree fosters collaboration between performance, composition and creative production students. You will benefit from:

  • individual and/or group tuition in your principal instrument
  • hands-on classes in essential core academic curricula
  • a variety of elective options
  • opportunities to showcase your work in a variety of venues and presentation styles

Final examinations can include a public recital or presentation.

For more information about this degree, please refer to the Bachelor of Music program handbook.


Studying the Bachelor of Music at UON prepares you for a career as a professional musician, composer, songwriter, music producer, or a careers in a related field. In fact, most music professionals have done a Bachelor degree1.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBMusHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsFebruary, JulyDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 31670 per year

Entry requirements

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

Location of University of Newcastle, Australia

University of Newcastle, Australia main campus is shown on the map below:

Read more about studying in the UK