Study a combined degree in music and arts and graduate with a diverse skill set that will enhance your career prospects.

Bachelor of Music / Bachelor of Arts

Why study with us?

Double your prospects with a double degree in music and arts from the University of Newcastle.

Combined degrees at the University of Newcastle

A combined degree offers greater breadth of learning, enhancing the academic and professional qualities gained in each separate degree. At the same time, it recognises the increasing need for students to graduate with multidisciplinary skills.

When you study the combined Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Newcastle you can pursue your passion for music and arts and complete two qualifications over four years of full-time study.

The flexibility of this combined music/arts degree allows you to study areas that present the best challenges, the most interest and the greatest enjoyment. You will have the opportunity to acquire the skills of analysis, research and logic: the skills which form the basis for any successful career. You will also acquire specialised skills in music and have the opportunity to develop your performance experience to a professional standard.

When you graduate with a  Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Arts degree  you will be well placed to pursue a range of careers including some of the following examples:

  • community or private music teacher
  • composer
  • freelance musician
  • music producer in recording or mixing
  • musical director
  • professional orchestra player.

The arts component of your combined music/art degree offers further scope for employment. Depending upon your chosen major study, you may choose to build a career in business, government, management and administration, public relations, human resource management, marketing and teaching.

For information regarding the Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Arts combined degree program, please refer to the handbook or link to the respective single degree pages below.

Learn more about the Bachelor of Music

Learn more about the Bachelor of Arts

Why combined?