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The University of Melbourne

Diploma in Music


Follow your passion for music by studying the Diploma in Music at Melbourne. The Diploma in Music gives you the opportunity to further your musical training or explore areas of academic and practical interest in music, while gaining a music qualification alongside your undergraduate studies in another field.

The program can be tailored, depending on your interests, and provides access to the full range of the curriculum at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. You’ll study alongside Bachelor of Music students, allowing you to build valuable friendships and networks in a challenging musical environment.

Pursue your own area of interest within the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Specialisations on offer include: practical music, ensemble music performance, aural studies, composition, improvisation, music history and theory.

Fast track your diploma

By taking academic and/or music studies subjects as breadth subjects in your undergraduate degree, you’ll have the opportunity to cross-credit up to 50 points from your degree to your diploma, enabling you to complete your undergraduate degree and the diploma within three years of full-time study.

You can commence the diploma in the first or second year of your undergraduate degree. Beginning in first year allows you to complete both diploma and bachelors degree in three years.

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