Overview

Broaden your career prospects by studying Music and Commerce together. This double degree gives you a specialist qualification in music as well as a highly valued qualification from the UNSW Business School. Music courses provide training in one of four streams: music creative practice, musicology, sonic arts and music pedagogy. All streams are supported by a variety of large and small, Western and non-Western music ensembles as well as extensive opportunities for developing musicianship skills. The Commerce component allows you to design a degree that aligns with your interests and career ambitions in accounting, finance, human resource management, marketing, information systems or taxation. You also have the option of designing the Commerce degree with a broader business focus through specialisations in management, international business, business economics or business law.

Program Code

3460

UAC Code

422510

CRICOS Code

082208E

Total units of credit (UOC)

240

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

14

Majors

  • Accounting
  • Business Economics
  • Business Law
  • Business Strategy and Economic Management
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems and Information Technology
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Music
  • Real Estate Studies
  • Taxation

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Double degree options

Requirements for the Bachelor of Music in Dual Mode

The basic requirements for the degree in Dual mode (144 UOC) are: 1. Musicology Core (42 UOC - 7 courses) 2. Musicianship Core (24 UOC - 4 courses) 3. Performance Laboratory Core (48 UOC - 8 courses) 4. Stream Gateway Course (6 UOC - 1 course) 5. Stream Courses (12 UOC - 2 courses) 6. Prescribed Music Electives (12 UOC - 2 courses)

Career Opportunities

  • Musician
  • Arts administrator/manager
  • Arts event manager
  • Economist
  • Accountant
  • Business analyst

Assumed Knowledge

Mathematics

Entry requirements

2019 Lowest ATAR 1

<5

2019 Lowest Selection Rank 2

96.00

2020 Guaranteed Entry 3

96.00 + Audition

2019 A levels 4

19 + Audition

2019 IB Diploma 5

38 + Audition

2019 QLD OP 6

1. 2019 Lowest ATAR

The 2019 Lowest ATAR is the lowest ATAR (before adjustment factors were applied) to which an offer was made. Where <5 is listed, this indicates that less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made and so the score has not been published. N/A indicates no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.

2. 2019 Lowest Selection Rank

The 2019 Lowest Selection Rank (LSR) is the adjusted rank (ATAR plus adjustment factors) you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019.

3. 2020 Guaranteed Entry

Find more information on Guaranteed Entry here.

4. 2019 A levels

Information on how A levels are calculated can be found here.

5. 2019 IB Diploma

The 2019 IB Diploma is an indication of the IB you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

6. 2019 QLD OP

QLD OP is an indication of the OP you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

Additional selection criteria

All applicants must complete an online assessment and audition to gain entry to a Bachelor of Music program.Online assessment and audition information and the online application form can be found on the Bachelor of Music auditions website.Applicants are expected to have reached the level of at least Grade 7 AMEB Performance (or equivalent) and 2 Unit Music course, 2 or 3 Unit Extension or Grade 6 AMEB Musicianship (or equivalent).

How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply. For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January.

Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

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Fees

Indicative First Year Fee

$8,762*

Commonwealth Supported Place – multiple Student Contribution Bands may apply for this double degree. See single degrees for the applicable fee bands.

*The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will be liable for depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment. Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and may increase each year during your studies (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included.

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