Why study the Master of Music

The UQ Master of Music is an innovative and flexible program of study designed for music professionals working in school-based music education, independent studio music education, and community music education. It is an ideal program for music professionals seeking to renew their creative and intellectual focus and gain the UQ Music Advantage. Incorporating contemporary theory and practice, intensive summer semesters and overseas independent study opportunities, the UQ Master of Music provides students with a variety of pathways to graduation and professional leadership opportunities.

Graduates gain the knowledge and skills required to contribute to the music profession in a range of educational and community settings. The Master of Music also provides research intensive pathways for those wanting to pursue research higher degree studies.

Summary

  • Program code
    5605
  • Faculty
  • Duration
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (19 Feb, 2018)
    Semester 2 (23 Jul, 2018)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
    16
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 9

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Approved bachelor honours degree in the same discipline.

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.

To satisfy the requirement for "same discipline" a minimum amount of content in that discipline is required - this would be at least a major, field of study, or approximately 30% of program content including a mix of introductory and advanced courses.

Program structure

Courses

The courses offered in the Master of 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 Master of 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 Master of Music at an early exit point and graduate with one of the following awards:

Courses and Programs

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