Course Description

THIS PROGRAM IS FOR STUDENTS TRANSFERRING INTO HONOURS FROM PROGRAM 3446 BACHELOR OF MUSIC BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (SECONDARY) THROUGH A UNSW INTERNAL PROGRAM TRANSFER.

The Dual award degree program Bachelor of Music (Honours) Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (UNSW BMus (Hons) BEd (Secondary)) is a five-year program (full-time) for intending specialist music teachers.

The Bachelor of Music (Honours) is specifically for high-achieving students already admitted to the Bachelor of Music program. It allows Bachelor of Music students to spend their final year of study completing a research thesis or a practice-based research project and thesis as well as undertaking discipline specific research training through the coursework component.

The Bachelor of Education (Secondary) is for intending secondary school teachers. The program is a nationally accredited pre-service qualification.

Graduates of BMus (Hons) BEd (Secondary) are qualified to teach classroom and instrumental/vocal music from Grade 7 to 12.

The Bachelor of Music (Honours) enables students to develop skills and knowledge in music as preparation for professional work in areas as diverse as music performance, arranging and composition, studio teaching, research, broadcasting and recording, arts administration, music and arts journalism, and music technology and sound design. It also equips students with discipline specific research skills and may be a pathway into a Higher Degree Research program.

The aim of the UNSW BEd (Secondary) is to prepare its graduates for careers as secondary school teachers. It seeks to do this by providing instruction and experience in the areas of educational theory, pedagogy, planning, diversity and management.

Duration

5 years full time,

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at University of New South Wales (UNSW) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 57.9% (national average 72.0%)
Improved skills: 68.9% (national average 77.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 60.4% (national average 75.3%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from University of New South Wales (UNSW). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at University of New South Wales (UNSW) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 68.1% (national average 52.1%)
Studying full time: 14.3% (national average 25.5%)
Median full time salary: $50,000 (national average $47,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 085913M
University of New South Wales (UNSW) Code: 3470

Entry Requirements



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