The University of Adelaide

Graduate Diploma of Music - Performance and Pedagogy

The University of Adelaide

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

This program develops students' skills in pedagogy (learning, teaching and related processes) and performance, while developing a thorough understanding of their relationship. The program provides performance courses and pedagogy courses in each year. Two minor recitals with pedagogy-related content are undertaken. Performance is taught in one-to-one lessons with performance staff. Pedagogy is taught in seminars and workshops with off-campus teaching practise in selected schools and colleges.


  • Music-pedagogy
  • Music-performance

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Music or equivalent
  • Plus audition or interview

Study pathways

Students may progress to the coursework Master of Music (Performance and Pedagogy).

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace Domestic: $28,000
International: $37,500
  • Full-time : 1 year

Further information

Career opportunities Graduates commence careers: as performers in one or more specialist branches, such as solo performance, chamber music or orchestral playing; and as teachers able to function successfully in a variety of settings and circumstances. Subject to local registration or accreditation requirements, graduates may consider primary or secondary-level teaching in the private studio, the school and college campus, as well as various teaching modes, such as individual or small-group.

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