Master of Music 

A person sitting under a spotlight playing the piano
A person playing the piano, wearing headphones

Elevate Your Music Career 

Whether you’re an aspiring artist or a seasoned practitioner, this course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to take your music career to new heights.

Course Overview

Campus

Melbourne and Sydney

Durations

6 Study Periods (2 years) full-time, or equivalent part-time

Start Date

February, May, September

  • Week 1: 5 Feb – 9 Feb 
  • Week 7 Study Break: 18 Mar – 22 Mar 
  • Week 13 Assessment Week: 29 Apr – 3 May 
  • Week 1: 27 May – 31 May 
  • Week 7 Study Break: 8 Jul – 12 Jul 
  • Week 13 Assessment Week: 19 Aug – 23 Aug 
  • Week 1: 9 Sep – 13 Sep 
  • Week 7 Study Break: 21 Oct – 28 Oct 
  • Week 13 Assessment Week: 2 Dec – 6 Dec 

Entry Requirements

Applicants to our postgraduate Music programs are required to provide evidence of:  

  • A Bachelor of Music Degree, or  
  • A non-music Bachelor Degree and have relevant musical professional practice experience. 

Applicants are required to attend an interview or live audition or provide a portfolio of two live or recorded music performances.  

 

Find out more about auditioning at AIM. 

 

Applicants are required to provide an up-to-date curriculum vitae and cover letter outlining their background and motivations for postgraduate study.

 

Applicants to our postgraduate Music programs are required to provide evidence of:  

  • A Bachelor of Music Degree, or  
  • A non-music Bachelor Degree and have relevant musical professional practice experience. 

AND 

Applicants are required to provide a portfolio of two recorded music performances. 

 

Find out more about auditioning at AIM. 

 

Applicants are required to provide an up-to-date curriculum vitae and cover letter outlining their background and motivations for postgraduate study.

 

Fees

Indicative annual course fees: 

  • Study period 1: $6,600
  • Study period 2: $6,600
  • Study period 3: $6,600

Indicative total course fee: $39,600

 

* Fees provided are indicative only and are subject to change by AIM without notice.

 

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For more information view the AIM’s Postgraduate fees or visit the Fees & Finance page.

 

Indicative annual course fees: 

  • Study period 1: $8,220
  • Study period 2: $8,220
  • Study period 3: $8,220

Indicative total course fee: $49,320

 

* Fees provided are indicative only and are subject to change by AIM without notice.

 

For more information view the AIM’s Postgraduate fees or visit the Fees & Finance page.

 

Codes

GCERT 113145K 
GDip 113143A 
Master 113142B 

Why Do Postgraduate Study AIM?

50+

Years of music education and leadership in Australia

50%

Course dedicated to creative practice

6,000+

Members of the AIM alumni community

Meet the Lecturers

Vincent Giles

Vincent Giles is an experimental composer; a tinkerer with acoustic and electronic sound in the context of concert music, electronic music, installation, and performance.
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Dr. Mark Oliveiro

Dr Mark Oliveiro is a graduate and distinguished alumnus of the Sydney Conservatorium, the College of Music, the University of North Texas and the School of Music of Indiana University. As well as working as an academic lecturer at AIM, Mark is a composer with diverse extra-musical interests including history, mythology and ancient literature.
Learn more Dr. Mark Oliveiro

Dr. Veronica Stewart

A passionate singer and educator, Vee Stewart has worked alongside elite musicians, including Grammy award winner David Pack, Grammy award-nominated Jazz pianist Patrice Rushen (Temptations, Chaka Khan, Babyface), and Grammy award-winning producer and drummer, Ricky Lawson (Michael Jackson, Phil Collins, Brian McKnight).
Learn more Dr. Veronica Stewart

Matt Bruce

Matt Bruce is a violinist and concertmaster who has worked professionally in the Australian music industry for over 30 years. Matt has been a member of the world-renowned Australian Brandenburg Orchestra since 1992, which he has led as Resident Concertmaster and Associate Concertmaster) since 2013.
Learn more Matt Bruce

Ready to start your music journey?