300 point program
3 years full-time / part-time unavailable
2018 Mid Year applications: CLOSED
2019 Start Year applications open: 6 AUGUST 2018
2019 Start Year applications close: 5.00pm, 27 SEPTEMBER 2018 (AEST, UTC+10) as per VTAC
Mid-Year entry is open to all international applicants and some domestic applicants. The Bachelor of Music is only open to domestic students seeking to transfer from any degree being undertaken at a tertiary institution. Please note that you will need to provide evidence of previous tertiary study in the form of a transcript or statement of results in order to apply for mid-year entry to the Bachelor of Music. The mid-year option is not available for the Jazz and Improvisation specialisation.
Applicants for the Bachelor of Music must meet the following criteria:
- Successful completion of the VCE (or equivalent qualification);
- A study score of at least 25 in Units 3 and 4 English/English Language/Literature;
- A study score of at least 30 in Units 3 and 4 EAL.
There is no minimum ATAR requirement, however a competitive ATAR is required for entry to the Performance / Composition / Musicology / Ethnomusicology specialisations.
English Language Requirements
The University of Melbourne has a set of English language requirements which all applicants must meet. If you have completed a previous degree which was taught and assessed entirely in English you do not have to undertake a test.
How do I apply?
There are three components to each application. Applicants must submit components 1-2 by the application closing date listed above.
1. University Application
Domestic applicants apply via VTAC so please refer to their requirements.
International applicants apply directly via the University's application portal*
* International students who are completing Year 12 studies in Australia must apply through VTAC and complete their Audition Application Form as a domestic applicant.
All applicants must attend an audition as part of the final component of their application. For more information on the audition and interview process please visit Auditions & Interviews tab.
In addition to your University application fee, applicants will be charged a processing fee of:
- $5USD payable via SlideRoom
Interested in more than one specialisation or instrument?
Submit one direct application via the University's application portal and a separate Audition Application Form where you can list the instruments you wish to apply for. You will have to demonstrate proficiency on each instrument. You may also be required to attend separate auditions and will be notified separately of these requirements after the application close dates.