18 months
32500 AUD/year
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This Music Research degree offered by Griffith University, designed for the most promising performers and music industry professionals in the country, will help you develop high-level skills in musical practice and research. 

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Studying the Music Research degree offered by Griffith University , you will receive advanced musical training and be encouraged to adopt a reflective professional practice. 

You will have opportunities for innovative research and creative accomplishment and learn in your working environment.

Career opportunities 

You will be equipped to undertake further study, performance and research opportunities. Potential careers include solo performer, chamber musician, orchestral musician, music studio teacher, university lecturer, arts administrator. 

Students who successfully complete the Master of Music Research will be eligible to apply for entry to doctoral research programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Artistic Research Preparation
  • Practice-Based Music Research 
  • Music Production and Presentation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code-084025G 

Students will be admitted on the basis of an audition, interview and/or folio of creative works. Admission as a candidate to the Master of Music Research will be contingent on applicants holding:

  • a Bachelor of Music degree with at least Second Class Honours OR an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution.

Consideration may also be given to graduates of accredited three-year diploma programs in an appropriate area of study and an accredited postgraduate diploma program in music with appropriate professional experience. Potential candidates may be asked to attend an additional interview and/or submit evidence of written scholarly work. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32500 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • Domestic candidates - Exempt under RTP

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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