Professional Practice Internship (PERF2622)


This unit of study will enhance the students musical knowledge and learning through placement in a professional practice context within an arts sector environment. An Internship is a system of on-the-job training and as such, this unit of study will seek and select the most appropriate places for students to gain valuable experience and training in the Arts industry. These places may and will change from time to time and according to the students' interests and expertise and the availability of suitable hosts. Included in this Unit of Stduy is the 'Buddy' Program that sees SCM students placed in NSW regional conservatoriums where they play a significant role in enhancing the local musical community through work with staff, students and specific outreach programs of the regional conservatorium (e.g. regional and remote schools).

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


3 x 1 hour seminars


Reflective journal completed in ePortfolio (50%), Seminar presentation (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


48 credit points from UG Music degree

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.