Bachelor of Music - Composition and Music Production

Australian Institute of Music (AIM)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 075440M

Level of study: Undergraduate


In this course you’ll develop your unique sound?across diverse musical genres and styles. You will create and deliver major works,?from concept to professional realisation, including a commercial release and your own industry ready, personal showreel.

You’ll study through a combination of one-on-one tutoring and group master classes in composition, actively engaging in scoring, arranging, orchestration, recording, digital audio and post-production. You will learn theoretical and technical skills in all aspects of creative musicianship to support you as you progress.

At the conclusion of the course, you will have a wide range of knowledge?of Composition and Music Production?theory to allow you to work across diverse areas, be able to communicate effectively as a composer and producer.

Our state-of-the-art facilities include custom-designed production suites containing Digital Audio Workstations (DAW), sample libraries, synthesisers, audio plugins and mastering software. Master your craft on first-class digital and analogue equipment.


Major study: ?Immerse yourself in specialised compositional and production training to help you develop your personal vision, style and sound, as well as the skills to direct, produce and engineer your music, using the latest technology?

Scholarship:? Dive into the heart of music to help you contextualise and critique your special areas of interest.

Ensemble:? The best music producers are champions at collaboration. You will have many opportunities to work with others.?

Associated Studies & Electives:? Sharpen your focus or branch out and explore other creative avenues.


The modern music industry is comprised of many different activities and roles. At the conclusion of your course, you will be able to communicate effectively as a contemporary musician and demonstrate initiative in a variety of contexts. You will be equipped with the knowledge?and skills to explore a range of career options including:

Electronic Musician
Film & TV Composer
Instrumental Composer
Games Music Composer
Live Performer
Music Producer
Recording Engineer
Sound Designer
Studio Musician

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
25,680 Per Year
Read more77,040 for the entire course
12 Sep 2022 3 years
Full time
Melbourne Campus
120 King Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

The following is the background pathway criteria for entry into our AIM undergraduate degree programs for international students:

a. i) Applicants with recent Higher Education (tertiary) study - at least 6 months full time (at Bachelor degree level or higher) from an internationally-accredited institution OR

ii) Applicants with completed secondary education matriculation in the last 2 years (NSW HSC or recognised equivalent) OR

c. Mature age applicants (21+yrs) not meeting the above criteria but with sufficient previous work / life experience deemed relevant by AIM. AND

b. Applicants obtain an English Language Proficiency IELTS accreditation score of 6.0 or higher, or failing that, have enrolled in an accredited English for Academic Purposes pathway program.


Australian Institute of Music (AIM)
Sydney Campus
1 Foveaux Street
Sydney New South Wales 2010
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