Bachelor of Contemporary Music

Southern Cross University

This Bachelor of Contemporary Music equips graduates for a range of careers in the music industry and reflects the diverse creative practices that are part of music-making in the 21st century. The course prepares students for a portfolio career in music - the multi-faceted career pathway that is now most common for contemporary musicians. Students learn in a professional music industry environment using state-of-the art facilities and work with lecturers who are all practising musicians with strong industry links. During the course, students hone their practical, musical and musicianship skills while developing extensive knowledge across a range of contemporary music-making practices. Many students perform individually or with bands at a variety of North Coast entertainment venues. Students have the opportunity to regularly use the professional studio and performance space - Studio One29 at the Lismore campus - for rehearsal and performance. Situated in a region with vibrant creative industries, students benefit from numerous high profile music events such as Splendour in the Grass, Byron Bay Bluesfest and the Falls Festival.

Course Fee:


International: $72,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12; Recommended: any 2 units of English; or TAFE and VET Awards (Certificate III and above); or Undergraduate and Postgraduate study; or work experience (minimum of 1 year full-time equivalent)

Structure:

24 units

Subjects you can Study:

Performance; Songwriting and composition; Music education; Sound production; New media arts; Screen

Further information:

Graduates pursue work in the entertainment industry as performers, recording and mastering engineers, recording studio managers, music event promoters, music store/franchise owners, composers for television and advertising and in other music-related businesses.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 01241G

Related Careers:

Musician, Sound Technician,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Lismore 68 No Full time 3 years
Lismore 68 No Part time 6 years
Bold and progressive, Southern Cross University is one of the world's Top 50 Generation Y Universities. It is also among the world's Top 150 Young Universities.Our contemporary campuses, with purpose-built world-class facilities, are located on the east coast of Australia: at the Gold Coast in Queensland, and in Lismore and Coffs Harbour in New South Wales - unique regions renowned for their unparalleled natural beauty and ecological diversity, providing living laboratories for learning and creative hubs for artistic endeavour. Branch campuses in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth are operated in collaboration with EduCo on behalf of Southern Cross University. The University also operates The Hotel School Sydney and Melbourne in partnership with Mulpha Australia. Our growing world-class status is further demonstrated by our outstanding research reputation. The Excellence in Research for Australia report has ranked Southern Cross as 'at world standard or above' in 24 diverse research fields of global and national significance. Southern Cross welcomes students from more than 50 countries throughout the world and offers distinctly personalised undergraduate and postgraduate courses online and on campus in a supportive learning environment. Students are well supported by dedicated staff, many of whom are world leaders in their field. Degrees are designed in consultation with industry and delivered across a broad range of disciplines: Arts, Media and Music; Business and Tourism; Education; Engineering; Environmental, Forest and Marine Science; Health and Human Sciences; Indigenous Knowledge; Information Technology; Law; Social Science; and Social Welfare. The University also offers preparatory courses, Diplomas and Associate degrees through SCU College. Times Higher Education University Rankings. par

Provider CRICOS: 01241G

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