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Music courses

Learn about sound production or performance with our exciting range of music courses. You can study at TAFE or degree level.


Our graduates find employment opportunities including:

  • musician/performers
  • management
  • sound production.


Lady Midnight

Short courses 1 course

Duration: 1000 hours
EAP is a university and TAFE preparation course. It is designed for students with upper intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course.

TAFE certificates & diplomas 3 courses

Duration: 1 year
Build the technical, compositional and performance skills you'll need as a professional musician. You will study music analysis, music craft, performance technique and technology.
Duration: 2 years

Gain fundamental industry knowledge and start developing your technical performance skills with the Certificate III in Music Industry.

Duration: 1 year
Gain the fundamental skills to launch a career in the music industry as a musician or sound production professional.

Bachelor degrees (undergraduate) 2 courses

Duration: 3 years
After a common first year, you'll focus on accounting, banking & finance, event management, financial risk management, human resources, information systems, international hospitality, tourism or trade, management & innovation, marketing, music industry, or supply chain & logistics management.
Duration: 3 years
Gain the artistic knowledge, musicianship, technical fluency, creativity, critical listening and analytical skills for the music, creative arts and music education industries. The focus of the course is on popular and contemporary music with an international perspective.
I went from a very shy solo performer to a confident ensemble performer and gained the confidence to apply for my current job as Music and Movement teacher at an Early Learning Centre. It is something I never would have been able to achieve without my experiences at VU.
Sharon Herzog

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