|UAC code||Pattern of attendance||2013 cut-off||Start date||Major offer round|
|Newcastle – Callaghan||CSP||480740||4F/EqP||A+C||3 Mar 2014||16 Jan 2014|
Assumed knowledge: Refer to 480730 B Music.
Additional selection criteria: As well as submitting a UAC application and meeting the University's minimum academic entry requirement, you must apply directly to the Conservatorium for an audition. For audition dates, an application form and requirements, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/school/drama-fine-art-music-conservatorium/students/index.html or call (02) 4921 8900.
A satisfactory audition/interview is a requirement of admission, together with an acceptable level of attainment in Year 12 or equivalent.
At the audition you are required to perform three pieces of music in contrasting styles or genres, providing your own accompaniment or CD backing where required. A list of local accompanists is also available from the Conservatorium.
Composers are required to submit a portfolio of three compositions or soundworks displaying contrasting forms or diversity.
Applicants also sit aural and theory tests, which include basic music theory, music notation, listening, rhythmic and pitch perception.
If you do not undertake the audition, you will not be eligible for an offer.
Honours: An additional honours year in Music or Arts may be available to meritorious students as a separate program.
Career opportunities: Examples include freelance musician, session musician, accompanist, arts administrator, composer, composer/arranger, music producer, music editor, concert artist or orchestral player and private music teacher. Additional career options may also arise from the courses studied in the B Arts component of the program as well as from the combination of the programs.
In order to ensure that core disciplinary content for both awards is undertaken, the structure of this combined degree program is prescribed. For details, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/program/
Review of programs
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