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Undergraduate courses

Break your perceived boundaries of musical ability and creativity
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.

Why study an undergraduate course at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music?

The skills and experience you develop at the Sydney Conservatorium will be a touchstone of excellence and a capstone educational experience for the rest of your life.

  • Gain access to first-class instruments, facilities and performance spaces.
  • Receive guidance tailored to your ability from dedicated teachers with years of experience as performers and touring musicians.
  • Our frequent and well attended events give you the opportunity to practise and perfect your skills on stage.
  • Our industry and community partnerships open collaboration opportunities.
  • Harness your creativity within a vibrant and talented community of aspiring musicians, researchers and educators – all of whom share a passion for music.

Emma Henderson

Emma Henderson performing
Bachelor of Music (Contemporary Music Practice)
It was so exciting to study so many music-related subjects at the Con after graduating from high school. The facilities and teachers are so inspiring and my musical knowledge and abilities really evolved."
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How to apply

  1. Make an application through UAC or the University of Sydney
  2. Register online for an audition (or portfolio submission) and an interview
  3. Check your email for a confirmation of your registration from the Con

If you are an international student, please check the University of Sydney website first for entry requirements.

Application Process: 

Step 1: Gain an ATAR or an equivalent international qualification

Step 2: Meet the English language requirement

Step 3: Register your audition online. You may submit a recorded audition if you are unable to attend in person. The recording must be no longer than 4 months at the time of submitting the audition. If submitting a portfolio, upload this in your audition registration and include your skype name if unable to attend your interview in person.  

Application dates

Audition and interview rounds Semester              Application closing dates  
13-14 July 2020 Sem 2 2020      
Sem 1 2021
30 June 2020  
28-29 Sept 2020 Sem 1 2021        
18 Sept 2020  
10 Dec 2020 Sem 1 2021 30 Nov 2020  

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

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Undergraduate pre-admission and audition requirements

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