Bachelor of Arts with Bachelor of Music

The University of Adelaide

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject.

English Language Requirements

IELTS: Overall 6.5 (Reading 6, Listening 6, Speaking 6, Writing 6); TOEFL: Internet-based: Total score of 79 with a minimum of 21 in Writing, 18 in Speaking and 13 in Reading and Listening; TOEFL Paper-based: Total score of 577 with a minimum of 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE); Pearsons: Overall 58 (Reading 50, Listening 50, Speaking 50, Writing 50); Cambridge: Overall 176 (Reading 169, Listening 169, Speaking 169, Writing 169).

Course Details

Music and the Arts enrich and inform the way we live. Through this integrated double degree, you can pick and choose your favourite aspects of both. You’ll build an impressive suite of skills and knowledge, maximising your career options in the creative arts.

What will you do?

Pursue one of eight music specialisations.
Choose majors and minors from South Australia’s widest range of arts areas.
Receive intensive professional music training and one-on-one tuition.
Work with acclaimed researchers, performers, teachers and guest artists.

Potential careers

Band Promoter, Music Festival Director, Music Journalist / Music Critic, Music Producer, DJ, Digital Content Creator, Rock Star, Songwriter, Sound Artist, Sound Engineer, Musician / Singer, Music Technologist, Accompanist, Band Musician, Chamber Musician, Classroom Music Teacher, Composer, Conductor, Entertainment Industry, Instrumentalist, Jazz Musician, Musical Theatre Performer.

Degree Structure:

This program involves 120 units of study, normally taken full time over five years. First year studies focus on music courses, with the remaining four years a combination of courses from the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music.

Areas of Specialisation:

Bachelor of Arts

Students can specialise their studies by taking majors in the following areas:

Anthropology, Art History and Visual Cultures, Asian Studies, Australian Studies, Chinese Studies, Classics, Creative Writing, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Digital Humanities, Economics, Education, English, French Studies, Gender Studies, Geography Environment and Population, German Studies, History, Indigenous Knowledge’s and Society, Indonesian Studies, International Development, Italian Studies, Japanese Studies, Linguistics, Mathematical Sciences, Media, Modern Greek Studies, Music, Philosophy, Politics and International Relations, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish Studies.

Bachelor of Music:

Classical Voice, Music Composition, Music Education and Pedagogy, Music Performance - Classical, Music Performance – Jazz, Musicology, Popular Music and Creative Technologies, Sonic Arts.

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Level of Study: Bachelor Degree

Duration: 5 years

CRICOS Course Code: 041714D

English Requirements: IELTS Score UG 6.5

Annual Tuition: AUD$40,500.00

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