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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Course

This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts

Managing facultyArts
Abbreviated titleBMus
CRICOS code017113G
Total credit points required144
Standard duration of study (years)3 years FT, 6 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)
Admission, fee and application details
Contact details


  • Students have a maximum of eight years to complete this course.


In addition to learning practical skills, students will be exposed to the historical, creative, technical and cultural aspects of music.


The course provides students with a comprehensive and balanced education appropriate for careers in all aspects of the music industry.


This course consists of 144 points of music units.

Areas of study

For information on music majors and minors refer to the 'Areas of study' section in this Handbook at


Students complete:

(a.) a primary music major (54 points)

(b.) a second music major (54 points)

(c.) a music minor (24 points)

(d.) two first-year-level music units (12 points)


Bachelor of Music