Diploma of Music

If you have completed a Diploma of Music [CUS50109] and [CUA50815] with TAFENSW you have guaranteed entry into the Bachelor of Music and you will have 80 credit points applied to your University record, this is approximately one year of full time study in credit. The interview/audition requirement of admission to this degree will also be waived for students entering via this pathway.

If you have completed a Diploma of Music [CUS50815] or [CUA50820] with TAFENSW you have guaranteed entry into the Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Science and be eligible for up to 80 credit points(cps) to be applied to your University record, this is approximately one year of full time study in credit.

Credit details for the Diploma of Music
Pathway codeDegreeCredit grantedCredit details
11L0188
(CUS50109)

18L0034
(CUA50815) 
Bachelor of Music 165980 credit points
(160 credit points remain)
Pathway to BMus credit details
21L0206
(CUA50815)

21L0207
(CUA50820)
Bachelor of Business 278680 credit points
(160 credit points remain)
80cps - unspecified electives
22L0252
(CUA50815)

22L0253
(CUA50820)
Bachelor of Science 3754 (any major except Environmental Health)70cps guaranteed70cps - unspecified electives
22L0254
(CUA50815)

22L0255
(CUA50820)
Bachelor of Science 3754 (Environmental Health)40cps guaranteed
30cps negotiable
40cps - unspecified electives
Students can apply for up to an additional 30cps of credit via the Credit for Prior Learning process

Next steps for current students:

  1. Complete section 1 and 2 of the enrolment process, as detailed on the How do I enrol webpage(opens in a new window)
  2. Claim your Pathways credit online(opens in a new window)
  3. Continue from section 3 of the enrolment process.

If there is no pathway listed from your completed qualification to your chosen degree, please instead lodge an application for Credit for Prior Learning to be assessed for potential credit.

Credit details for Bachelor of Music:

  • 10cp - PERF 2030 Musicology as a Professional Practice
  • 10cp - PERF 1010 Music Performance 1
  • 10cp - PERF 1014 Music Production
  • 10cp - PERF 1016 Popular Music Histories
  • 10cp - PERF 1012 Music Performance 2
  • 10cp - PERF 1025 Sound Design and New Electronic Media
  • 20cp - unspecified electives^

^ You can choose to be assessed for specified credit as a replacement for the 20cp of the unspecified electives. Should you wish to pursue this option please contact your Head of Program, their contact information can be found in the course entry for this degree in the Handbook(opens in a new window) The alternative units you may be awarded are:

  • 10cp - PERF 1015 Music Theory Fundamentals
  • 10cp - PERF 1024 Music Theory and Songwriting