Bachelor of Music

Providing you with the technical, artistic and analytical training
required to become professional musicians, songwriters or singers.

Course Information

The Bachelor of Music provides students with the technical, artistic and analytical training required to become professional musicians. This music degree features private tuition with industry experts for voice and instrument studies and extensive performance and studio experience. Offering multiple performance genres, regular performance opportunities and a strong project emphasis, the Bachelor of Music is an industry-standard degree for aspiring musicians.
Classical: This course provides musicians with the high level training in performance, musicianship, ensemble work, musicality and breadth of musical knowledge required for a life in classical music. Students are exposed to a wide range of music across history as well as one-on-one tuition with exceptional tutors on their instrument.
Contemporary: This course prepares musicians for a career in the ever-changing world of contemporary music. Artistic, technical, practical and musicianship skills are honed to create a well-rounded musician prepared for the diverse work lives led by industry professionals.
Jazz: This course offers multiple experiences in improvisation, ensemble work, arrangement and performance designed to prepare students for the highly skilled world of jazz musicianship. Students are encouraged to partake in multiple performance opportunities and workshops to help them think on their feet and engage with the jazz ethos.   
At a glance:
  • Face to face (on-campus) delivery
  • Areas of study: Performance, Musicianship and Musicology, Support and Technical Studies, and Personal and Professional Development

Admission requirements

Application for admission into the Bachelor of Music involves two steps:

  • Submission of an application: Educational requirements typically involve the successful completion of the NSW Higher School Certificate (or equivalent), or completion of other tertiary studies.
  • Interview and Audition (Includes musicianship skills testing)

Download the full admission requirements here.

Excelsia College invites graduates from C3 College Oxford Falls, to apply to upgrade to a Bachelors Degree with advance standing.*

*Advance standing is granted conditional upon a successful application process.


MAIN Round - Semester 2, 2017
Open - Closes 3rd July

Audition Dates: - May & June By appointment 9819 8810

International Students

Candidates whose qualifying studies were completed in a language other than English will normally be required to demonstrate English proficiency equivalent to the overall minimum score of 7.0 in the IELTS Academic test.

MU14 Bachelor of Music
3 Years full-time/9 Years part-time
$54, 700
No ATAR required
Faculty of Creative Arts


I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music.

Billy Joel


Potential Students

  • Private one-to-one tuition in addition to ensemble work.
  • Technical and artistic growth teamed with academic achievement.
  • Supportive, collaborative environment.
  • Lecturers, expert in their field and still working in the industry.

Career Outcomes

  • Session Musician
  • Studio Music Teacher
  • Songwriter/Arranger
  • Performer, Conductor
  • Live Sound Engineer
  • Composer of film scores
  • Arts Manager
  • Church Musician
  • Music Minister
  • Music Teacher in Secondary Schools on completion of the College's graduate teaching courses.

Delivery Mode

On campus


Fill out an enquiry form or call us on 02 9819 8810.


Or jump straight into applying! Make sure you have all documentation required.


Confirm your enrolment and get ready to study!