Master of Music (Performance and Pedagogy) (MMus(PerfPed))

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This program develops advanced levels of expertise in pedagogy (learning, teaching and related processes) and performance while developing a thorough understanding of their relationship. Graduates commence dual careers as performers in one or more specialist branches such as solo performance, chamber music or orchestral playing, and secondly as teachers able to function successfully in a wide variety of settings and circumstances.
Two minor recitals, with pedagogy related themes, are undertaken in Year 1, and a major recital is undertaken in Year 2. Individual tuition is provided each year. Pedagogy courses are taught in seminars and workshops with off-campus teaching practice in selected schools and colleges.
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 Master of Music (Performance and Pedagogy) is an AQF Level 9 Masters Extension qualification with a standard full-time duration of 2 years.

Academic Program Rules for Master of Music (Performance and Pedagogy)

There shall be a Master of Music (Performance and Pedagogy).

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Master of Music (Performance and Pedagogy), the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of:

  1. Core courses to the value of 36 units
  2. Research equivalent courses to the value of 12 units in the form of a major recital