The Bachelor of Music at the University of Newcastle combines specialist tuition, traditional teaching and performance.

Bachelor of Music

What you will study

The Bachelor of Music degree at UON is conducted over three years of full-time study or part-time equivalent. Most of your studies will be undertaken at the Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, located at the University's City Precinct at the heart of the Newcastle CBD.

SPECIALIST STUDY AREAS

When you study Music at the University of Newcastle (UON), you may focus on:

  • PERFORMANCE (INSTRUMENTAL/VOICE)
  • COMPOSITION
  • CREATIVE PRODUCTION
  • SONG WRITING
  • MUSIC TEACHING and PEDAGOGY
  • MUSIC RESEARCH and COMMUNICATION

The Music degree at UON fosters collaborative activities between performance, composition and creative production students.

HANDS-ON EDUCATION

As a UON Bachelor of Music student, your study experience includes:

  • Individual and/or group tuition in your principal instrument
  • Hands-on classes in essential core academic curricula
  • The choice to study a variety of electives
  • Opportunities to showcase your work in a variety of venues and presentation styles.

Final examinations can include a public recital or presentation. For composers, public performances of your music are an essential part of your music program.

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


PROGRAM STRUCTURE

For an overview of what you will study, download our 2017 Program Plan - available soon.

For more information on program structure and admission requirements, please visit the handbook page.


BACHELOR OF MUSIC/BACHELOR OF ARTS

If you are interested in the Bachelor of Music, you can also look at combining this degree with the Bachelor of Arts. You will be able to complete two degrees in just four years, when studying full-time. To learn more about our combined degree program please visit the Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Arts degree page.

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