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Study music

Prepare for a career in music with our award-winning staff
From Haydn to hip-hop, film scores and jazz, you can enjoy a breadth of musical study at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music that prepares you for a broad range of careers.

A career in music can take you all over the world: performing in orchestras, conducting operas, playing in a rock band or composing film scores.

Our degrees give you the opportunity to specialise in your area of interest or to explore other combinations of arts and social sciences subjects across the University of Sydney.

We offer mentoring by industry leaders in your chosen field throughout your course. They’ll work with you to create strong foundations for your career.

You will have plenty of opportunities to perform or have your work performed. We have some fantastic ensembles which you can join, including Wind Orchestra, Choir, Jazz Big Band, Gamelan, Chinese Music Ensemble and Repertoire Orchestra. These can count towards your credit points.

We also have a range of scholarship options to support both domestic and international students. Scholarships can help to fund your studies, your research, opportunities for overseas study and touring.

 

5 great reasons to join us

1

Location, location, location

The best facilities to study music in the Asia-Pacific region, and just a short stroll to the Sydney Opera House.

2

Excellence

Learn from award-winning scholars and acclaimed musicians.

3

Flexibility

A range of choices in your degree progression, flexible study options, and a variety of training opportunities.

4

Industry

Benefit from the global relationships of our staff in the music industry around the world.

5

Research

Expertise in performance and composition, musicology, music education, and Indigenous and Asian ethnomusicology.