Master of Music (By Research)

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

This specialist degree is designed for professionals or graduates to pursue composition or performance at postgraduate level as well as investigate the theoretical/historical aspects of performance and composition. Students wishing to specialise in musicology or music education should seek admission to the Master of Arts or the Master of Music Education.

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor of Music with upper second class honours; or demonstrated ability to undertake the course

Structure:

Independent, supervised research assessed by thesis (12,000 to 15,000 words) plus either a performance of 65 to 80 minutes or presentation of a portfolio of compositions

Subjects you can Study:

Music performance; Music composition

Who for:

Candidates with a background in music performance or composition, particularly those with undergraduate degrees in music

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00126G

Related Careers:

Musician,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Crawley No info No Full time 1.5 years
Crawley No info No Part time 3 years

We recognise that the world is rapidly changing; that’s why our courses are designed to equip you for the careers of the future.

Established in 1911, UWA is recognised internationally as a top 100 research-intensive university. Its main campus is located next to the beautiful Swan River and just a few kilometres from the Perth CBD in Western Australia.

UWA has a broad research and teaching profile across a wide range of disciplines. Our course structure is based on globally successful models and is designed to ensure students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an international workplace. We offer a choice of more than 65 majors across five undergraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Biomedical Science, Science and Philosophy (Honours), ensuring subjects can be combined in a way to match career goals and personal interests. Students can also pursue a professional qualification at postgraduate level.

Our Perth campus is located on the Swan River, just 10 minutes from the city centre and close to many stunning beaches. The campus offers a range of cafes, bookshops, banks, a vibrant cultural precinct, social clubs and societies, a supportive Student Guild, and on- and off-campus accommodation options.

For international students, Perth’s warm, sunny climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle make it the perfect location to reside while studying. Western Australia is also in the same time zone as many Asian countries, making it easier to keep in touch with family and friends.

We encourage all our domestic students to spend a semester on exchange and broaden their degrees by travelling overseas and studying at one of our 180+ internationally renowned partner institutions.

Whatever your field and degree level, you’ll have access to the university’s strong industry connections and alumni group. You’ll also gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events, and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

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Visit us online: www.uwa.edu.au

Provider CRICOS: 00126G


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