Learn about sound production or contemporary-music theory and performance with our music courses.

You can study at TAFE or degree level.

Bachelor of Music
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.
Duration 3 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Blended, Block, Face to Face, Remote

Advanced Diploma of Music Industry
Build the technical, compositional and performance skills you'll need for a career as a professional musician.
Duration 1 year Campus Footscray Nicholson Delivery mode Face to Face
Certificate IV in Music Industry
Gain the fundamental skills to launch a career in the music industry as a musician or sound production professional.
Duration 1 year Campus Footscray Nicholson Delivery mode Face to Face

Studying music at VU

At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you've always dreamed of.

We're one of Australia's most industry-connected institutions, and are one of the top 2% of universities in the world.

You'll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.


Depending on your course and experience, you could have a career within the music industry including the following:

  • music performance artist
  • instrumental music or music theory teacher
  • composer, songwriter or arranger
  • musical director or band leader
  • music administrator
  • sound artist
  • music producer
  • accompanist.

Some students go on to become a secondary music teacher with our Masters of Teaching (Secondary). Others go on to study music therapy.

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