About this course
- Entry and participation requirements
- Attributes, outcomes and skills
- Course structure
- Further study
Currently Enroled Students:
General Information: Graduate Research Hub
Faculty Specific Information: Fine Arts and Music Current Research Students
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
- a Bachelor of Music (Honours) degree, or equivalent, with at least an H2A (75%) weighted average;
- Composition: a satisfactory composition folio;
- Interactive Composition: a satisfactory interactive composition folio.
- Music Performance (including conducting); and Jazz & Improvisation: a satisfactory audition;
- Musicology/Ethnomusicology; Music Psychology; Music Therapy and Music Performance: a satisfactory example of scholarly writing.
- A research proposal: see mcm.unimelb.edu.au/study/degrees for details specific to your discipline.
Exceptional applicants, with substantial professional experience and who have completed an undergraduate qualification in a relevant field, can be considered for entry into Master of Music (Research) in the disciplines of Interactive Composition, Jazz & Improvisation and Ethnomusicology without meeting the requirement of completion of an honours degree or equivalent.
Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.
2. In ranking applications, the selection committee will consider:
- prior academic performance; and
- the research proposal; and
- the composition folio, audition, and/or piece of scholarly writing.
3. The selection committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Selection and Admission into Graduate Research Courses Policy.
4. Applicants are required to satisfy the university’s English language requirements for graduate courses. For those applicants seeking to meet these requirements by one of the standard tests approved by the Academic Board, performance Band 6.5 is required.
For more information on the application process and details of folio, audition, scholarly writing sample and research proposal requirements visit the Study Hub.
Inherent requirements (core participation requirements)
Creative, Intellectual and Organisational Abilities: Students are expected to have the ability to develop problem-solving skills and to comprehend disciplinary and crossdisciplinary information. Students must have the ability to establish study plans and prioritise objectives and outcomes.
Behavioural and Social Attributes: Students must possess behavioural and social attributes that enable them to participate in a complex learning environment. They must take full responsibility for their own participation and learning. Students also contribute to the learning of other students in collaborative environments and must therefore demonstrate a wide range of interpersonal skills which consider the needs of other students. Assessment may include the outcomes of tasks completed in collaboration with other students.
Disability: For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Overview, Objectives and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Last updated: 27 July 2021