Monash University

Undergraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and 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


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • Students have a maximum of eight years to complete this course.
  • Students may select arts units from any campus, but should be aware of the teaching location as this may require travel to another campus. Students may also select units offered in off-campus mode.


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


Students must complete:

(a.) a chief 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