The University of Adelaide

Master of Music - Performance Studies

The University of Adelaide

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

The Master of Music (Performance Studies) is a skill based course focusing on traditional approaches to classical or jazz performance in addition to the study of works by leading composers of the twentieth century and recent times. Students can develop solo as well as ensemble performance skills. This program provides students with the opportunity to concentrate on music performance and enhance their technical mastery within an area of specialisation. Graduates develop broad knowledge of the repertoire and advanced skills required to advance within the profession. The program focusses on traditional approaches to classical and jazz performance, in addition to studies of twentieth century music. Teaching methodology includes one-to-one lessons with performance staff.


  • Music-performance studies

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Music or equivalent
  • Or Graduate Diploma in Music (Performance)
  • Plus audition/interview

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace Domestic: $56,000
International: $75,000
  • Full-time : 2 years

Further information

Career opportunities Graduates are well prepared to commence careers as performers in one or more specialist branches, such as solo performance, chamber music or accompaniment.

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