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This area includes a wide range of studies in music history, techniques, ethnomusicology, historical performance practice and music analysis.

Graduates of musicology find work in music lecturing, research, criticism, journalism, music programming, arts administration or librarianship.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2020

85 in the world for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Musicologist
  • Chamber musician
  • Composer
  • Music critic
  • Music producer
  • Orchestral musician
  • Music reviewer

This major is available as:

  • Major
  • Extended major

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study
  • Research experience
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study