Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00003G

If you're looking to build practical skills in music performance and writing while gaining a formal qualification in music, our fully online Diploma in Music is the ideal course for you. It will help you reinforce your experience and allow you to dip your toe into university study without committing to a full degree, while still gaining credit towards a bachelor's degree if you wish to pursue further studies. In a rapidly changing industry, this diploma from UNE can help ensure your career prospects are fit for the future.Please note that you must pass an online theory exam or be granted an exam waiver to gain entry into this course.


48 credit points (equivalent to 8 standard units) including core units and a choice of listed units.


  • Music
  • Musical performance
  • Music technology

Standard entry requirements

Entry is based on minimum musical theory equivalent to Australian Music Entry is based on either audition into the degree or submit qualifications for Band 4 or above in HSC Music, or AMEB theory and practical qualifications, or relevant TAFE qualifications. There are also specific entry rules for former or current UNE students.

Study pathways

This program is a pathway to full bachelor level studies in Music or Education. Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus Yes
  • Part-time : 4 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years

Further information

Mandatory intensive schools may be a requirement of some of the units in this course.

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