Course Details


Masters Degree

Study Load

Full Time

Study Mode

In Class

Course Location


The University of Queensland

Master of Music

Take the next step in your music studies with a program that will enhance your existing knowledge and skills, while teaching you how to improve your creative and intellectual focus.

UQ’s Master of Music incorporates contemporary theory and practice, intensive courses and overseas independent study opportunities. This program is designed for music professionals working in school-based music education, independent studio music education, and community music education.

With a flexible study program customised to your individual career goals, you can diversify and extend your existing professional practice. Select courses according to your interests as you deepen and broaden your learning in areas such as performance, conducting and music theory, education, technology and composition.

You’ll complete core courses in research methods, and a research thesis or a professional engagement project, according to your interests. You’ll also select from a range of advanced elective courses, including practical studies of your instrument, choral and instrumental conducting, composition, advanced music theory and music technology.

Graduates gain the knowledge and skills required to contribute to the music profession in a range of educational, independent and community settings.


All international applications should be submitted to UQ. If you prefer, you can use an approved UQ agent in your country.

The program code for the Master of Music is 5368.

This program is available in multiple durations. You can apply for any duration as long as you meet the entry requirements.

When you apply, select your preferred duration. If you don’t meet the requirements for your first preference, we’ll automatically consider you for entry into a longer duration.

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