Postgraduate Degree Information

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music offers two types of graduate degree programs: coursework degrees and research degrees. At the University of Sydney, coursework degrees are fee paying and research degrees are funded under the federal government's Research Training Scheme.

Research at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music includes creative work in performance and composition, music-related scholarship in the fields of Western musicology, ethnomusicology and music education, and experimental research in music performance and production.

How to apply

Applicants for coursework, research or preliminary programs must lodge an online application form with the Conservatorium of Music. All candidates are expected to attend a live audition and/or interview.

Contacts

Student Administration Office
Level 3, Room 3012 in the Greenway Building,
Macquarie Street, Sydney
Phone: +61 2 9351 1216
Fax: +61 2 9351 1200
Email: con.info@sydney.edu.au
sydney.edu.au/music

Postgraduate Coordinator
Timothy Crowe
Phone: +61 2 9351 1206
Email: timothy.crowe@sydney.edu.au

Application deadlines

Entry in Semester 1 (March Intake) Deadline: End of October

Entry in Semester 2 (July Intake) Deadline: End of May

International students

International students should contact the Future Student Contact Centre on +61 2 8627 1444 (outside Australia) or 1800 793 864 (within Australia) or by email at future.students@sydney.edu.au for all initial enquiries. The office is located on Level 4, Jane Foss Russell Building, Darlington.

Graduate Coursework Degrees

Course Code

CRICOS Code

Course Name

Duration (years)

Entry (March/July)

MAMUSCPT-01 

083951K 

Master of Music Studies (Composition) 

 1.5

MAMUSCPT-02 

083951K 

Master of Music Studies (Composition)  

 2

M

MAMUSCND-01

058358B

Master of Music Studies (Conducting)

2

M/J

GNMUSOPP-01

077461A

Graduate Diploma in Music (Opera Performance)

1

M

MAMUSOPP-01

077459F

Master of Music Studies (Opera Performance)

2

M

GNMUPERF-03

058359A

Graduate Diploma in Music (Performance)

1

M/J

MAMUSPER-02

058373C

Master of Music Studies (Performance)

1.5

M/J

Graduate Research Degrees

Course Code

CRICOS Code

Course Name

Duration (years)

Entry (March/July)

RPPHDCON-01

039863J

Doctor of Philosophy

4

M/J

RPMUSART-01

061144A

Doctor of Musical Arts

4

M/J

RMMUARMP-01

052441M

Master of Music (Applied Research in Music Performance)

2

M/J

RMMUCOMP-02

019178G

Master of Music (Composition)

2

M/J

RMMUMEDU-02

008454E

Master of Music (Music Education)

2

M/J

RMMUMUSI-02

019180B

Master of Music (Musicology)

2

M/J

RMMUPERF-02

007448M

Master of Music (Performance)

2

M/J

MPMUSPRE-02

056976C

Master of Music (Preliminary)

1

M/J