Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

The ANU Bachelor of Music nurtures outstanding musical artistry through the intersection of performance, composition and technology. We believe that discovery lies at the heart of both creativity and excellence. We foster artistry through offering a diversity of musical experiences in an environment that encourages excellence, passion and entrepreneurship. This program provides students with a unique 21st Century musical experience which includes classical, jazz and contemporary performance, multimedia composition and audio engineering and recording. Students can specialise in one or more of five majors: performance; composition for film and video games, composition, music technology; and musicology


  • 144 units including: 36 units from compulsory courses
  • minimum 6 units from area list which can be double counted towards major and minors
  • 1 music major (48 units)
  • plus 48 units of elective courses offered by the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences or any other College


  • Composition for Film and Video Games
  • Composition
  • Music Technology
  • Musicology
  • Performance

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Selection via audition/interview

Study pathways

Credit may be granted for equivalent studies as appropriate at other universities.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Canberra International: $109,440
  • ATAR: 71
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

This program can also be incorporated into a double degree through the Flexible Double - Arts, Social Sciences group or Flexible Double - Law group. This program can also be incorporated into a Flexible Vertical Double Degree - Postgraduate business, humanities and social sciences group and Postgraduate law group.

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