Diploma of Music

The University of Sydney

About Diploma of Music

Our Diploma of Music offers programs in Classical Performance, Jazz Studies, Composition, Contemporary Music, Digital Music and Media, Composition for Creative Industries, Historical Performance and Chinese instrumental performance.

Studying the Diploma of Music at the Sydney Conservatorium will provide you with vocational training in music skills at a high level if you are aspiring to a professional career in music performance or in music technology. It is also a great pathway to our internationally regarded Bachelor of Music degrees.

Credit for previous study

If you’ve already completed university-level or equivalent subjects, you may be able to apply for credit for previous study.

English Requirements

  • Min PTE: 61
  • Min IELTS: 6.5
  • Min TOEFL: 85


Graduates of the Diploma of Music are broadly educated musicians able to apply their knowledge, skills and attitudes creatively and flexibly in a variety of music and music-related professions such as:

  • Artist agent
  • Arts administrator
  • Chamber/orchestral musician
  • Orchestra manager
  • Concert manager
  • Concert soloist
  • Contemporary musician
  • Ethnomusicologist
  • Event producer
  • Festival or venue manager
  • Jazz musician
  • Music producer
  • Musicologist
  • Piano accompanist
  • Private studio teacher
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Course Summary

Study level



Creative Arts and Design




2 years

Study mode

On Campus


A$46,500 per year
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