Graduate Diploma in Music (Performance) (GDipMus(Perf))

Program Code


Academic Year


Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (


The program comprises performance tuition through preparation of a major recital and minor recital plus a negotiated project. The recitals provide the opportunity to present a program of works in the major study and may include solo works, chamber music, orchestral material, concerti or accompaniment. The negotiated projects allow the student to select an activity that complements their major study with negotiated learning outcomes and modes of assessment.
Students seeking admission will be required to audition. Audition material should be supplied in a CD or DVD format. A 'live' audition is not required. The CD or DVD should clearly state the date on which the recording was made and whether it represents a 'live' performance, commercial release or radio broadcast. The recorded works must meet the relevant audition criteria (
The Graduate Diploma in Music (Performance) is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Diploma in Music (Performance)

There shall be a Graduate Diploma in Music (Performance).

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Music (Performance), the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of:

  1. Core courses to the value of 24 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 24 units.

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
MUSPERF 6008 Major Recital IV 12
MUSPERF 6015 Minor Recital IV 6
MUSPERF 6016 Negotiated Project IV 6