Master of Music (Performance Studies) (MMus(PerfSt))

Program Code


Academic Year


Special Notes

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


The Master of Music (Performance Studies) is a skill based course focusing on traditional approaches to classical or jazz performance in addition to the study of works by leading composers of the twentieth century and recent times. Students can develop solo as well as ensemble performance skills.
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 Studies) 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 Studies)

There shall be a Master of Music (Performance Studies).

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

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

  1. Core courses to the value of 24 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 12 units
  3. Research equivalent courses to the value of 12 units in the form of a major recital