Course Description

The internationally regarded Bachelor of Music (Performance) at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music produces performers of the highest calibre.

You will benefit from one-on-one tuition and make use of Conservatorium's state-of-the-art facilities: practice rooms, extensive library resources and cutting edge music technology. There are also opportunities for international tours with professional orchestras, bands and ensembles. You will undergo a comprehensive education on your chosen instrument that is designed to push your creative and performative abilities to the next level.

In our Jazz program, begin your professional career in music performance through individual and ensemble tuition from our industry experts, many of whom also perform in highly regarded jazz ensembles around the world.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,566 per year full-time, $26,264 total course cost
International Students: $39,000 per year full-time


4 years full time, 8 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 72.3% (national average 72.0%)
Improved skills: 72.2% (national average 77.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 76.7% (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 Sydney (USYD). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 49.2% (national average 52.1%)
Studying full time: 29.3% (national average 25.5%)
Median full time salary: $50,100 (national average $47,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 052451J
University of Sydney (USYD) Code: BPMUPERF1000

Entry Requirements

To gain entry, applicants will need:

  1. An Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR)
  2. To make a course application to UAC (or direct to USyd for certain international students), and
  3. Register for an audition or interview
  4. Refer to the UAC website and the Sydney Conservatorium website for closing application dates

Applicants without an ATAR from the NSW Higher School Certificate may be granted admission on the basis of:

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