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Major

Music

Diploma in Arts

Develop knowledge about the many social and historical meanings of music.

You'll also better appreciate its written and aural complexities, and learn from an engaging approach to the study of Western music.

Graduates find career opportunities as a professional musician, in education, festivals and events, arts administration, publishing, media and writing.

Highlights

85 in the world for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2020

1 in Queensland 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:

  • Performing musician
  • Music teacher
  • Music producer
  • Music director
  • Music critic
  • Music writer
  • Record label administrator
  • Music ensemble director

How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study
  • Studios
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Western Art Music 1700-1900: Approaches and Concepts
  • Musicianship 1
  • Contemporary Art Music
  • Music Technology for Live Performance

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