Diploma of Music (CUA50820)

Diploma of Music

Course Code: CUA50820

This course is recommended to individuals who would like to refine their musical ability so they adopt the skills to perform both as a featured soloist and as part of a group or ensemble.

You will learn how to refine your music theory and performance skills, expand your repertoire, develop concert programs and leadership skills. You will also learn how to manage your freelance career, write and implement a business plan and administer the copyright of your compositions.

The Diploma of Music is suitable for students who have specialised knowledge and music skills and who can apply integrated technical and theoretical concepts to perform as a musician with advanced skills, focusing on one instrument.

The course length is four terms of 8 weeks with 20 hours of instructions per week. Students will take part in an annual concert during term 4.

Students are required to undertake an additional 4 hours per week which will consist of private practice time, rehearsal, performance and attendance at concerts.

Students have an optional two-week grace period at the end of term 4 to complete and submit assessments.

 

Units

National Code

Unit of Competency Title

CUACMP511

Manage copyright arrangements 

CUAIND412

Provide freelance services

CUAIND512

Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge

CUAMWB401

Develop and implement own self-care plan in the creative industries

CUAMPF416

Perform music as a soloist  

CUAMPF513

Perform solo accompaniment

CUAMPF411

Rehearse music for group performances

 

CUAMPF412

Develop and maintain stagecraft skills

CUAMPF515

 

Develop instrumental techniques and expand repertoire

CUAMCP412

 

Compose musical pieces

CUAMLT402

Articulate ideas about music

CUAMPF420

Perform music from written notation 

CUAMLT511

Refine aural-perception and memory skills 

 BSBCRT512

Originate and develop concepts 

CUAWRT503

Write about music 

CUAMPF414

Perform music as part of a group

Entry Requirements:
  • Entry to the Diploma of Music may follow successful completion of the Certificate IV in Music
  • Specialised knowledge and musical skills.
  • Audition: Your trainer will gather evidence through an audition process before enrolment. The audition process will determine your aural skills, music knowledge and experience and performance techniques. Your individual talent in music will be recognised and fostered and learning goals established to enable you to become an integral part of a group performance and the music industry.

 

Pathways:

When you successfully complete this course you can continue on to study the Advanced Diploma of Music.

Career Opportunities:

– Performer

– Instrumentalist

– Session musician

– Vocalist

– Composer

VET Student Loan
TermsUnits of Study
Term 1CUAPPR505 Establish and maintain safe creative practice.
CUAMLT501 Refine aural perception skills..
CUAMLT401 Notate music for performance
*CUAMPF505 Develop technical skills and expand repertoire.
*CUAMPF410 Perform music from written notation.
Term 2CUACMP501 Manage copyright arrangements..
CUAIND402 Provide freelance services.
CUAIND501 Apply music industry knowledge.
CUAWRT503 Write about music.
*CUAMPF505 Develop technical skills and expand repertoire.
*CUAMPF410 Perform music from written notation.
Term 3BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts.
CUAMLT402 Articulate ideas about music.
CUAMCP402 Develop techniques for composing music .
*CUAMPF505 Develop technical skills and expand repertoire.
*CUAMPF410 Perform music from written notation .
Term 4CUAMPF406 Perform music as a soloist.
CUAMPF401 Rehearse music for group performances.
CUAMPF402 Develop and maintain stagecraft skills.
CUAMPF404 Perform music as part of a group.
*NB: Technical skills and performing from written notation are included in all terms and culminate in rehearsing and performing as a soloist and in a group performance. Three concerts are held each year and Term 4 units of competency are not awarded until all public performances have been completed.

2021 Enrolment date 2021 Tuition dates 2021 Census dates Loan amount
July 5

19 July– 10 September



July 211,800.00
Gap fee $60
Sep 2711 October–3 DecemberOct 131,800.00
Gap fee $60
Total course cost$7440.00

Please note: Students enrolling in Term 3 or 4 2021 will continue in 2022 to meet the 4 terms required.

2022 Enrolment date 2022 Tuition dates 2022 Census dates Loan amount
Week 4Term 1
Week 6 - 14
Feb 21,800.00
Gap fee $60
Week 16Term 2
Week 18 – 26
Apr 271,800.00
Gap fee $60
Week 28Term 3
Week 30 – 38
July 201,800.00
Gap fee $60
Week 39Term 4
Week 41 - 49
Oct 121,800.00
Gap fee $60
Total course cost$7440.00

VET Student Loan: A VET Student Loan is available for some or all of the fees in this course. A VET Student Loan is only available to students who meet the eligibility requirements and will not be approved for students who do not meet these requirements. For students accessing VSL, a 20% Government Loan Fee applies.
Prices for Australian residents only.
 

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