Bachelor's Degree in Performing Arts in Australia

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Performing Arts

A Bachelor's degree can lead educational doors, provide opportunity for career advancement, or lay the groundwork for the pursuit of an advanced degree. Our goal is to help prospective students navigate the program selection process successfully. We do things easy by streamlining the search.

Studies in performing arts encompass both the academic and practical fields of music, theater and dance. From theater history to advanced choreography, the field of performing arts lends a wide lens of study for a variety of students.

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Bachelor of Music

Melbourne Polytechnic
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 Australia Melbourne

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. [+]

Best Bachelors in Performing Arts in Australia 2017. 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. Connect with the world of music When you enrol and start the course you’ll explore a contemporary music program that includes small and large ensembles in such genres as: Oz Rock Soul R’n’B and Gospel Choir Contemporary and Early Jazz Jazz Vocal Hip Hop Original Pop John Zorn Stevie Wonder Mahavishnu Orchestra Improvisation Beatles You’ll enjoy an intercultural music program that encompasses small and large ensembles in such genres as: Tango Brazilian Balkan Indian West African Balinese Gamelan Georgian Afro-Cuban Middle Eastern You’ll have over seven hours of weekly contact time in Music Performance subjects over 13-week semesters, including: individual lessons, technical workshops, performance platform, visiting artist master classes, contemporary ensemble, and intercultural ensemble. You can major on any Western instrument, voice, or on an ethnic or electronic instrument. And you can study composition/arranging as well as performance in state-of-the-art recording studios and post-production suites. Our progressive curriculum integrates aural, theory and performance. Industry connections and resources Your teachers in the Bachelor of Music maintain strong and active ties with the music industry, being active performers, composers and arrangers as well as educators. Their industry involvement is recognised through awards, grants and prizes from industry bodies such as APRA/AMCOS, The Australian Jazz... [-]

University of Roehampton: Bachelor of Dance Studies

International Studies Abroad
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Australia Western Australia Wollongong Townsville Sydney Queensland + 4 more

The program aims at intellectual and practical rigor in equal measure. [+]

The program aims at intellectual and practical rigor in equal measure. Indeed, theoretical and practical inquiry are seen (and studied) as inter-related threads: the one area re-enforcing the other. Independence and self-motivation are emphasized from the outset, but those areas of the program that so require are intensively taught (for example, dance technique), and group co-operation and peer group support are also seen as particularly important qualities in relation to dance. [-]

Bachelor of Music (Contemporary Performance)

JMC Academy
Campus Full time 104 - 156 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Sydney Melbourne Brisbane + 2 more

The final two trimesters are focused on students developing sophisticated skills as musicians across a range of styles and facets of the industry. Students undertake a specialist project, allowing them to focus intensively on specific... [+]

Best Bachelors in Performing Arts in Australia 2017. Bachelor of Music (Contemporary Performance) The final two trimesters are focused on students developing sophisticated skills as musicians across a range of styles and facets of the industry. Students undertake a specialist project, allowing them to focus intensively on specific interest areas. They also work creatively exploring world music styles, arranging for larger ensembles, multi-platform technology in performance and recording environments, and higher level improvisational and rhythmic skills. All of these components contribute to the performance element of the program, which culminates in a major recital project. The Degree prepares graduates for the wide range of professional situations they will encounter as contemporary musicians. What Career will this course prepare me for? A career in music, today, requires artistic skill, the ability to adapt to new musical opportunities and an ongoing familiarity with the latest in computer technologies and music software. With the revolution of digital music distribution and delivery, there are unlimited opportunities available in all aspects of the music industry, from teaching through to musical performance. Musicians today need to have a thorough understanding of business, marketing and the Internet. Specific roles in the industry: Music is involved in nearly all areas of the Creative Industries. A career may be established in: Recording Artist Music Teacher Music Journalist Composer Songwriter Music Director Musical Theatre Orchestral Performer Conductor Music Programmer Music Publisher Arranger Music Therapist Touring Musician Licensing Agent Music Academic Booking Agent Tour Promoter Instrument Technician Copyright Specialist Royalty Expert... [-]

Bachelor of Music

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time August 2017 Australia Sydney Gold Coast North Ryde Victoria Adelaide Maroochydore + 4 more

At the NZSM you can major in a wide range of disciplines including: Classical Performance; Jazz (Performance, or Composition and Arranging); Composition [+]

Bachelor of Music

At the NZSM you can major in a wide range of disciplines including: Classical Performance; Jazz (Performance, or Composition and Arranging); Composition (Instrumental and Vocal, or Sonic Arts); or the broadly based Bachelor of Music in Music Studies. That programme includes streams in Ethomusicology, Musicology and Jazz Studies.Students can also major in Music in a Bachelor of Arts degree.Students wanting to apply for Classical or Jazz Performance at NZSM will need to audition.

This degree option offers maximum flexibility and allows students to combine music with a greater number of non-music papers than is possible within the BMus alone. Students may take a diverse range of non-music papers in a BA, or may elect to do a double major with another subject area. Non-music subjects that complement music studies include papers in Maori Studies, Pacific Studies, Asian Studies, European languages, English literature, History, Anthropology, Theatre and Film, Art History and Media Studies.  Students may enrol either in the Victoria University of Wellington BA with a major in Music, or the Massey BA with a minor in Music, taught by distance from Palmerston North.... [-]


Bachelor of Dance Studies

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time 3 years March 2018 Australia Sydney Gold Coast North Ryde Victoria Adelaide Maroochydore + 5 more

In the Bachelor of Dance Studies (BDanceSt), you will develop your full creative and professional potential. You will work with leading professionals on your choreographic and performance techniques, broaden your understanding of dance history and learn [+]

Bachelor of Dance Studies

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University of Auckland

In the Bachelor of Dance Studies (BDanceSt), you will develop your full creative and professional potential. You will work with leading professionals on your choreographic and performance techniques, broaden your understanding of dance history and learn about dance in contemporary culture. You’ll have opportunities to perform in New Zealand and overseas, and gain the skills to pursue a sustainable career in a diverse range of dance-related fields.

The Dance Studies Programme is highly regarded in New Zealand and internationally as a centre of research in teaching and learning, choreographic practice and dance ethnography. As a BDanceSt student, you will be part of a close-knit creative community where you will make many friends, meet dance industry professionals and learn from world-renowned experts.... [-]