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.

Students seeking admission will be required to audition.

The Master of Music (Performance and Pedagogy) is an AQF Level 9 Masters Extension qualification with a standard full-time duration of 2 years.


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 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 the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 48 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 48 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 48 units.

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
MUSEP 7001 Pedagogy Research Seminar IV 6
MUSEP 7002 Pedagogy Practicum IV 6
MUSEP 7003 Performance and Pedagogy IV A 6
MUSEP 7004 Performance and Pedagogy IV B 6
MUSEP 7005 Pedagogy Research Seminar V 6
MUSEP 7006 Pedagogy Practicum V 6
MUSEP 7007 Performance and Pedagogy V 12