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Australian Institute of Music Bachelor of Music - Classical
Australian Institute of Music

Bachelor of Music - Classical

Sydney, Australia

3 Years


Full time, Part time

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AUD 24,160 / per year *


* International fee per year


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From Unlimited Potential to Professional Excellence

Take your performance to the next level.

Your Bachelor of Music (Classical) will speak volumes:

  • Extend your performance ability and musical knowledge through dynamic training with industry professionals
  • Enhance your instrumental and collaborative skills through individual lectures, group master classes, and ensembles
  • Enjoy extensive performance opportunities in AIM’s concert facilities
  • Record your performance in cutting-edge audio facilities
  • Immerse yourself in the history and culture of classical music
  • Be guided by experienced, professional musicians in a supportive, creative environment

Subject streams

  1. Major study: Specialised training and performance practice
  2. Academic studies: Extend your understanding of music theory, history, culture, and critique, and enhance your musical ear
  3. Ensemble: Rehearse, record and perform with a variety of chamber groups
  4. Associated studies & electives: Sharpen your focus or explore more


Elective units provide freedom and opportunity to broaden your learning experience. Units can be selected from any AIM Department, enabling you to specialize according to your personal interests.

Popular examples include:

  • Acting: Imagination & the Actor
  • Arranging
  • Audio Technology
  • Body Awareness & Psychology of Performance
  • Conducting
  • Digital Technology
  • DJ Electronic Music
  • Film & Screen Orchestration
  • Foundations of Improvisation
  • Guitar Skills
  • Intro to Arts & Entertainment Management
  • Keyboard Skills
  • Songwriting
  • Teaching Techniques

and many more …

Entry Requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent via the alternative pathway
  • English Language Proficiency IELTS 6.0 (International Students)
  • Portfolio and Interview / Audition (if required)
  • Supporting documents: - identification (passport or birth certificate); resume covering prior music experience

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Professional Instrumentalist
  • Private Music Tutor
  • Ensemble Musician
  • Orchestral Musician
  • Ensemble Director
  • Conductor
  • .....Or extend your studies towards:
  • Master of Music (on campus)
  • Education
  • Music Librarian
  • Music Therapy
  • Music Journalist

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