Discover exciting ways to develop your music performance skills and define contemporary music for today and tomorrow.
The main focus for our courses is the development of your music performance skills, including:
- music practice
- music theory
- record production
- technology in music
- music and culture
- intercultural music
- music business
- band management.
Studying music at Melbourne Polytechnic creates opportunities to build your career network through direct links to music industry professionals, and within Melbourne Polytechnic's own vast student body.
The Performing Arts department includes students in music business, TV and sound production, and we encourage collaboration between these groups through projects and timetabled events.
Melbourne Polytechnic music students have successfully pursued the following music careers:
- private music teacher
Melbourne Polytechnic music certificates and diplomas also offer pathways into our Music associate degrees and Music bachelor degrees.
Melbourne Polytechnic music staff are active in their respective fields of the Australian music industry, and the Performing Arts and Creative Arts departments boast a strong association with visiting national and international artists.
|Certificate IV in Music Industry (Performance)|
If music is your love and you want to build that passion into a career, then Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in Music Industry (Performance) is most definitely for you! Focusing on performance and musicianship, the Certificate IV in Music Industry will give you a solid foundation for your future.
|Certificate IV in Music Industry (Performance) - Part-time|
Take the next step in creating the music you love by building your musicianship skills and knowledge. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Music Industry (Performance) - part-time - is designed to improve musicianship skills while providing experience in performance, preparing you for the music industry and/or further study. As a part-time student you can choose from a range of units offered on campus (at Fairfield), online and off campus.
|Diploma of Music Industry (Performance)|
Follow your dream and build on your musical skills in Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Music Industry (Performance Stream). This hands-on course is the next stanza in creating the music you love as you prepare for a career in the industry, or for further music study.
|Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)|
Complete Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business stream) and take charge of your career with a course specifically designed to enhance the career prospects of band managers, music marketers, music event organisers, writers, composers, performers and those planning to work in the many and varied business areas of the music industry
|Diploma of Music Industry - Music Production|
If your passion is producing your own music and sound designs, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Music Industry focusing on Music Production will hone your skills to a professional, commercial-release standard
|Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Performance)|
Take the next step in your musical career with the Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Performance Stream), at Melbourne Polytechnic. Hone your skills, gain new knowledge and step into the limelight for success in the music industry.
|Associate Degree of Music|
Melbourne Polytechnic's Associate Degree of Music incorporates all first and second year subjects of the Bachelor of Music program. The course provides students with the flexibility to pursue their musical stylistic preferences, while developing a detailed knowledge and understanding of the broader music scene.
|Associate Degree of Songwriting and Music Production|
The Associate Degree of Songwriting and Music Production will see you well on the way to a Bachelor degree qualification as a music artist. The Associate Degree is for music artists, emerging songwriters, composers and music producers, who want to be taught as artists.
|Bachelor of Music|
As a musician you need to be able to adapt to current trends and you can learn how to do this in a Bachelor of Music at Melbourne Polytechnic. Develop your skills and awareness of the global spectrum of music.
|Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production|
Our Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production is a music artist’s degree for emerging songwriters, composers and music producers, who will be taught as artists. Be part of something unique - nowhere else in Australia can you explore your musical, artistic career in this way and to degree level.
|Master of Creative Industries|
We pleased to introduce our latest post-graduate course - the Master of Creative Industries (MCI). The MCI aims to develop your expertise and update your knowledge necessary to function as an artist or arts professional in the creative industries
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