Course Description

The Bachelor of Music is grounded in the vibrant cultural community that is the University of Tasmania's Conservatorium of Music. As the University's premiere music degree, you can expect an exciting diversity of experiences, creative partnerships and facilities designed to prepare you for life as a professional musician or related artistic career.

  • Explore music composition, songwriting, performance or music technology across a wide range of styles with the University of Tasmania’s premiere music degree. Combine subjects to increase your music versatility and career opportunities.
  • Take part in internationally acclaimed festivals such as Mofo, Dark Mofo and the Festival of Voices, and engage with visiting artists and professional musicians through partnerships with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and other institutions.
  • Experience one-on-one tuition in many specialisations of this degree and build closer relationships with staff, students and industry professionals. Be a part of Tasmania’s intimate and internationally recognised creative community.

Music is about expression and artistry, but it is also about discipline and preparation. Whether your instrument is cello, voice or technology, your style jazz, hip-hop or classical, your music improvised, standards or remixes, our courses will have you performing and exploring historical music contexts in multiple ensembles.

The Conservatorium of Music not only provides world-class staff, facilities, study and performance opportunities, but the personal attention and incredible working relationships that are only possible in a smaller institution. Spend more time realising your creative potential studying music in Australia’s most affordable university city*.

Tuition Fees

International Students: $30,450 per year full-time


3 years full time,

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at University of Tasmania rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 68.4% (national average 72.0%)
Improved skills: 78.5% (national average 77.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 69.6% (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 Tasmania. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at University of Tasmania had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 43.4% (national average 52.1%)
Studying full time: 33.8% (national average 25.5%)
Median full time salary: (national average $47,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

University of Tasmania Code: 13O

Entry Requirements

If you are interested in studying the Bachelor of Music, you will need to meet at least one of the General Entrance Requirements of the University, and the following course-specific entry requirements.

If you are a Year 12 school leaver or non-school leaver

  • Successfully complete an