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Postgraduate courses and admission

Extend your knowledge and technical mastery as a musician
Our postgraduate coursework degrees are designed to prepare you for the music profession, with a strong emphasis on perfecting your professional performance skills.

Your guide to the admissions process

  1. Apply
  2. Register audition and interview
  3. Check email for a confirmation of your audition and interview.

Semester 1, 2023

Read the Postgraduate Admission Requirements (pdf, 556KB)

Audition dates and interviews Audition registration deadline

30 September in
vocal performance

26-30 September


5-6 December in classical, jazz, historical, non-western performance.

Applicants will audition live at SCM or submit a video if living outside greater Sydney or have COVID related concerns.

Vocal applicants will also attend an interview (live or via Zoom) on 30 September.

18 September 2022 for semester 1 2023 entry

  • Graduate Diploma in Music (Opera Performance)
  • Master of Music Studies (Opera Performance)

30 November 2022 for semester 1 2023 entry

  • Graduate Diploma in Music (Performance)
  • Master of Music Studies (Performance)
  1. Apply

No formal audition is required. Your final recital result of an SCM performance award course will be used as the audition for admission, provided the recital takes place within six months of intended admission.

  1. Apply
  2. Register audition.  If applying in classical voice or opera, you will also interview.
  3.  Check email for a confirmation of your audition or interview.


Please make sure you provide your student number or a valid IPU number in your audition application.




Postgraduate pre-admission and audition requirements

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