Why study the Graduate Diploma in Music

This program provides students with music and music education research skills and knowledge designed to meet the professional development needs of those working in school-based music education, independent studio music education, or community music education. Students complete one core course and select elective courses according to their interests. Graduates of the program will demonstrate knowledge and application of the principles of music pedagogy in a range of educational or community settings.

Summary

  • Program code
    5300
  • Faculty
  • Duration
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (19 Feb, 2018)
    Semester 2 (23 Jul, 2018)
    Summer Semester (26 Nov, 2018)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
    16
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 8

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Approved degree in the same discipline or equivalent; or

GCMus.

Same discipline in music may include studies in performance, composition, musicology, or music education. For the field of music education, a degree qualifying a person to become a classroom music teacher satisfies the requirement.

Program structure

Courses

The courses offered in the Graduate Diploma in Music are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#).

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Graduate Diploma in Music. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Early exit points

Depending on your choice of courses, it might be possible to withdraw from the Graduate Diploma in Music at an early exit point and graduate with one of the following awards:

Further study options

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Music have the opportunity to progress into the following programs:

Courses and Programs

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