Graduate Diploma of Music - Performance

The University of Adelaide

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

This program provides students with the opportunity to study performance (classical or jazz), enhancing their technical mastery and repertoire knowledge. Recitals allow students to prepare and present programs of major repertoire, and may include solo works, chamber music, orchestral material, concerti or accompaniment. Further skills - complementary to the primary area of performance study - are developed through an individualised project, with negotiated learning outcomes and modes of assessment. Teaching methodology includes one-to-one lessons with performance staff.

Designed for

Graduates wishing to obtain a music performance qualification


  • Music performance

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Music or equivalent
  • Plus audition or interview

Study pathways

Bachelor of Music leads into this award. Students can continue on to the Master of Music (coursework).

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
North Terrace Domestic: $27,000
International: $27,000
No information available No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

Career opportunities The negotiated projects allow the student to select an activity that complements their major study with negotiated learning outcomes and modes of assessment. Graduates from this program have various performance opportunities in public and private practice, and often undertake teaching in the private studio.

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