Graduate Diploma in Music Performance (GDipMusPerf)

Program Code


Academic Year


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.

The Graduate Diploma in Music Performance is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.


Interruption of program:
Students must apply for permission from the Executive Dean or delegate before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

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 the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units, comprising:

  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 7020 Negotiated Project IV 6
MUSPERF 7021 Minor Recital IV 6
MUSPERF 7022 Major Recital IV 12