Queensland College of Music

CUA40915 Certificate IV in Music Industry

Queensland College of Music

Course details

CRICOS course code: 094844M

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

If you would like to become a freelance performer or composer or work as part of an ensemble, this course is for you.

You will learn music composition techniques and record a demo of your compositions, as well as refining techniques in your chosen instrument.

The Certificate IV in Music Industry will also assist you to take the next step toward becoming a music professional by learning how to investigate business opportunities, use copyright and lead a team or group.

Adults and senior school students who have a love of music and present with music knowledge in a variety of contexts and also show evidence of having well-developed skills as a musician are perfect for this course.

The course length is four terms of 8 weeks with 20 hours per week in supervised face-to-face classes and an additional four hours per week in private practice time, rehearsal, performance and attendance at concerts. Students will take part in an annual concert during term 4.

Students are required to undertake an additional 4 hours per week which will consist of private practice time, rehearsal, performance and attendance at concerts.

Students have an optional two-week grace period at the end of term 4 to complete and submit assessments.

Senior school students will either undertake the qualification in their school over eight school terms or attend the Queensland College of Music for one day a week for four eight-week terms. An additional four hours per week in private practice time, rehearsal, performance and attendance at concerts is required. Students will take part in an annual concert during term 4.

Students have an optional two-week grace period at the end of term 4 to complete and submit assessments.

Pathways:

When you successfully complete this course you can continue on to study the Diploma of Music Industry.

Career Opportunities:

  • Performer
  • Composer
  • Arranger
  • Freelance musician.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 12,000 plus 150 application
Start date: January 2020
April 2020
July 2020
Duration: 4 terms of 8 weeks with 20 hours per week
Study mode: Full time
Address

Queensland College of Music

12 Annerley Road
Brisbane Queensland 4102
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 12,000 plus 150 application
Start date: January 2020
April 2020
July 2020
Duration: 14 units
Study mode: Self study / online (without attendance)
Address

Queensland College of Music

12 Annerley Road
Brisbane Queensland 4102
Australia

Entry criteria

Entry to the Certificate IV in Music Industry may follow successful completion of the Certificate III in Music Industry.

International students must meet the QCM admission criteria and Australia’s international student requirements. The criteria are:

  • Successful completion of a senior Secondary School certificate
  • English proficiency: minimum IELTS 5.0
  • 5.0 IELTS or enrolment in Certificate IV in Music
  • Successful completion of senior schooling and evidence of school reports and academic records
  • Singing or instrumental skills verified and experiences and tuition undertaken outlined.
  • Minimum achievement of IELTS score 6.0 and Grade Point Average 4.25 needed to access University Courses
  • Well-developed skills as a musician.
  • Music knowledge in a variety of contexts
  • Evidence of school reports, academic records and instrumental or singing tuition taken.
  • Applicants must be over 18 at commencement of study.

Address

Queensland College of Music
12 Annerley Road
Brisbane Queensland 4102
Australia