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Do you want to focus on developing your composition skills, including notation-based composition, to prepare you for music beyond the concert hall?

If you are interested in composing collaboratively with performers, and arranging music for film, television and online, this is the new degree for you. Our composition and music technology staff are some of Australia’s most gifted and widely recognised composers, working across instrumental and vocal to electronic and electroacoustic music.

The Composition for Creative Industries program is available in the Bachelor of Music.

About this major

The program is about composing music within any of the creative industries, including the live performing arts (concert hall, theatre, dance) and screen arts (feature films, television, documentary and online media).

You’ll gain skills in instrumental, vocal, electronic and electroacoustic music and learn to notate, score and arrange music suitable for film, TV, emerging media and other commercially oriented genres.

Graduate opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Music are broadly educated musicians able to apply their knowledge, skills and attitudes creatively and flexibly in a variety of music and music-related professions.

Career pathways

A degree in Composition for Creative Industreis produces broadly educated musicians who can apply their knowledge and skills in various music and arts-related contexts and professions, from film and advertising, apps and online to all kinds of live performances and special events.

Courses that offer this major

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Units of study in this major

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The course information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

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