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Undergraduate courses and admission

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Become part of our vibrant and diverse community of highly experienced teachers, performers, scholars and an exceptionally talented student body – all of whom share a passion for music.

Your guide to the admissions process

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

You can be considered for multiple degrees in the one audition as long as the instrument or program is the same. e.g classical guitar in BMusic (Performance) and BMusic (Music Education). Please indicate this in your audition application.

Audition and interview round 1 

5-9 July 2021

Audition requirements:

  • Performance: live audition or video submission (individual choice)  
  • Composition/Creative/Digital/Musicology: online portfolio + zoom interview

Application closing dates: 27 June 2021

Please note: this round excludes Music Theatre, Jazz and Drum Set.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health considerations, there will be no disadvantage to candidates that elect to submit a video.  We value health and safety first.

 Audition and interview round 2

27 Sept-1 Oct 2021

Audition requirements:

  • Performance: video audition
  • Music Theatre, Jazz, Drum Set: live audition
  • Composition/Creative/Digital/Musicology: online portfolio + zoom interview

 Application closing date: 19 Sept 2021

Places are limited in each discipline. Please make sure you register your audition and/or interview before the closing date.

Download our undergraduate pre-admission and audition requirements (pdf, 342KB).

*Domestic students undertaking a recognised Year 12 qualification who are applying to the following course/s, will automatically be considered for an early unconditional offer through the Creative Arts Special Admission Scheme (CASAS):

  1. Bachelor of Music
  2. Bachelor of Music (Composition)
  3. Bachelor of Music (Performance)

  • No additional application is needed
  • You must submit your UAC application by the relevant UAC round deadlines
  • You need to pass the audition requirement to be eligible to receive an early offer
  • Predicted ATAR data will be obtained through UAC.

*Domestic student is an Australian or New Zealand citizen (including dual citizens), Australian permanent resident or a permanent Australian humanitarian visa holder.

*Domestic students undertaking a recognised Year 12 qualification who are applying to the following course/s, will automatically be considered for an early unconditional offer through the Creative Arts Special Admission Scheme (CASAS):

  1. Bachelor of Music
  2. Bachelor of Music (Composition)
  3. Bachelor of Music (Performance)

  • No additional application is needed
  • Please upload evidence of year 11 and year 12 results to date in the audition portal (acceptd) as part of your audition application
  • You must submit your UAC application by the relevant UAC round deadlines
  • You need to pass the audition requirement to be eligible to receive an early offer
  • Predicted ATAR data will be obtained through UAC.

*Domestic student is an Australian or New Zealand citizen (including dual citizens), Australian permanent resident or a permanent Australian humanitarian visa holder.

  1. Apply and upload evidence of year 12 completion and/or tertiary studies completed, attempted, or currently enrolled in since finishing school, in the audition portal (acceptd) as part of your audition application
  2. Register audition and interview
  3. Check email for a confirmation of your audition and interview.

  • We will assess your best results, regardless of the order in which you completed your studies. This means that if, for example, your ATAR score is higher than your bachelor's results, your application will be considered on the basis of the ATAR (or equivalent score) only
  • If you did not receive an ATAR (or equivalent), a minimum 12 months (or part-time equivalent) of tertiary study is needed to be eligible to apply.

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

If applying directly to the University of Sydney, please make sure you provide your student number or a valid IPU number in your audition application.

  1. Make an internal course application (between 1 April-30 Nov)
  2. Register audition and interview
  3. Check email for a confirmation of your audition and interview.

This includes Sydney Conservatorium students.

The Creative Arts Special Admissions Scheme offers talented Year 12 students a chance to receive an early offer to study music based on their audition and academic performance in year 11 and 12 so far, prior to getting an ATAR. Find out more.  

Program information

UAC code and course
Intake Audition requirements
513415 BMusic (Performance) Semester 1
audition
513416 BMusic/BAdv. Studies (Performance)
*513410 BMusic (Music Education)

UAC code and course
Intake Audition requirements
513415 BMusic (Performance) Semester 1, 2 audition
513416 BMusic/BAdv. Studies (Performance) Semester 1
*513410 BMusic (Music Education)

UAC code and course Intake Audition requirements
513415 BMusic (Performance) Semester 1,2 audition
513416 BMusic/BAdv. Studies (Performance) Semester 1
*513410 BMusic (Music Education)

 

UAC code and course
Intake Audition requirements
513415 BMusic (Performance) Semester 1, 2 audition
513416 BMusic/BAdv. Studies (Performance) Semester 1
*513410 BMusic (Music Education)

UAC code and course
Intake Audition requirement
513405 BMusic (Composition) 

 

 

Semester 1

 

 

 

 

portfolio + interview

 

 

513406 BMusic/BAdv. Studies (Composition)
*513410 BMusic (Music Education)


UAC code and course
Intake Audition requirements
513400 BMusic Semester 1 portfolio + interview

UAC code and course
Intake Audition requirements
513400 BMusic

Semester 1 

portfolio + interview

UAC code and course Intake Audition requirements
513415 BMusic (Performance) Semester 1 audition
513416 BMusic/BAdv. Studies (Performance)
*513410 BMusic (Music Education)

UAC code and course
Intake Audition requirements
513415 BMusic (Performance) Semester 1 audition
513416 BMusic/BAdv. Studies (Performance)
*513410 BMusic (Music Education)

UAC code and course
Intake Audition requirements
513400 BMusic Semester 1 written work + interview
*513410 BMusic (Music Education)

 

UAC code and course
Intake Audition requirements
513415 BMusic (Performance) Semester 1 audition (+ dance routine if called upon)
513416 BMusic/BAdv. Studies (Performance)

UAC code and course
Intake Audition requirements
513415 BMusic (Performance) Semester 1, 2
audition
513416 BMusic/BAdv. Studies (Performance) Semester 1
*513410 BMusic (Music Education)

 

UAC code and course
Intake Audition requirements
513415 BMusic (Performance) Semester 1, 2 audition
513416 BMusic/BAdv. Studies (Performance) Semester 1
*513410 BMusic (Music Education)

UAC code and course
Intake Audition requirements
513415 BMusic (Performance) Semester 1, 2
audition
513416 BMusic/BAdv. Studies (Performance) Semester 1
*513410 BMusic (Music Education)

*additional admission requirements, please see the course page for details.

 

Undergraduate pre-admission and audition requirements

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Creative Arts Special Admission Scheme (CASAS)

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