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Welcome to Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Overview

Studying an accredited music course at another institution? You can apply to study a music unit of study at the University of Sydney, which can be credited to course requirements at your home university. For information about specific music units of study, please see the Sydney Conservatorium's handbook site.

Subject areas
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Admission, fees and how to apply

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How to apply

To apply for a unit of study at the University of Sydney, you must be enrolled for the current academic year in an accredited related course of study at another institution.

Your admission to a unit or units at the University of Sydney is subject to approval, which may include the fulfilment of prerequisites in previous study and availability.

Applicants applying in a Performance or a portfolio music disclipline such as Composition will be required to audition (or submit a portfolio and participate in an interview).  

  1. Click apply above to make a course application
  2. Register an audition with the Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Closing dates

Semester 1 - 31 October

Semester 2 - 3 August

 

Starting date

Semester 1 (March)

Semester 2 (August) in the following principal study areas:

  • Orchestral performance
  • Non-orchestral performance (Classical piano; Collaborative piano; Classical guitar; Organ; Classical saxophone)
  • Historical Performance
  • Non-western music
  • Drum set

To apply for a unit of study at the University of Sydney, you must be enrolled for the current academic year in an accredited related course of study at another institution.

Your admission to a unit or units at the University of Sydney is subject to approval, which may include the fulfilment of prerequisites in previous study and availability.

Applicants applying in a Performance or a portfolio music disclipline such as Composition will be required to audition (or submit a portfolio and participate in an interview).  

 

  1. Click apply above to make a course application
  2. Register an audition with the Sydney Conservatorium of Music

NOTE: Semester 2 2020 changes:
Sem 2, 2020 application closing date for direct applicants: 17 August
Sem 2, 2020 start date: 24 August

Standard closing dates:

Semester 1 - 31 October

Semester 2 - 3 August

Starting date

Semester 1 (March)

Semester 2 (August) in the following principal study areas:

  • Orchestral performance
  • Non-orchestral performance (Classical piano; Collaborative piano; Classical guitar; Organ; Classical saxophone)
  • Historical Performance
  • Non-western music
  • Drum set

What you'll study

For information about specific music units of study, please see the Sydney Conservatorium of Music's website.

Units of Study

Admission requirement

You must be enrolled for the current academic year in an accredited related course of study at another institution. Your admission to a Unit or Units of Study at the University of Sydney is subject to approval, which may include the fulfilment of prerequisites in previous study, and availability. Applicants may be required to attend an audition.

Future study options

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Domestic students

International students

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