Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Performance)

Advanced Diploma   NRT
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Mon 24 Jul 2017
 –   Ultimo
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  • Music Industry course details

    Course description and aims

    This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use wide-ranging analytical, technical, creative, conceptual and managerial skills in their chosen field in the music industry. Their knowledge base may be specialised or broad. These individuals are sometimes accountable for group outcomes.

    This qualification provides for the specialisation in Performance.

    Licensing/Regulatory Information
    No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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    Full Time
    Course type:
    Course start:
    Mon 24 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    1 Year
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled, VET Student Loan
    18 Hours per week
    Indicative course cost:
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    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 18 hours of class a week over 3 days. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Wednesday, 1:30pm to 4:30pm; Thursday to Friday, 9:30am to 4:30pm.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria:


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

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    Fee information:


    Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit


    This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

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    Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

    The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each unit of study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

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    Other Information:

    This advanced music performance course is for musicians and singers who are ready to launch their career by making records, releasing them, and promoting with music videos. It also includes advanced songwriting, stagecraft, theory and much more.

    Music Course Information Sessions are held every Tuesday at 6:30pm at Ultimo College, Cnr Mary Ann Street and Jones Street, Building M, Level 1, Room M1.07.
    For inquiries please email or call (02) 9217 3711.

    Units of Study

    CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensusAmount
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Music Industry 2017/07/242017/09/242017/09/04$965.00
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Music Industry 2017/10/092017/12/032017/11/06$965.00
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Music Industry 2018/01/292018/04/152018/03/05$965.00
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Music Industry 2018/04/302018/06/152018/06/04$965.00


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    CUAMLT602Analyse harmony100
    CUAMLT502Apply concepts of music and society to professional practice40
    CUAMCP501Compose music using electronic media60
    CUAMPF605Develop advanced vocal techniques65
    CUAPPR603Engage in the business of creative practice70
    CUAPPR505Establish and maintain safe creative practice30
    CUAIND401Extend expertise in specialist creative fields45
    CUAMPF604Extend improvisation techniques65
    CUAMCP601Extend techniques for arranging music60
    CUAMCP602Extend techniques for composing music65
    BSBIPR501Manage intellectual property to protect and grow business60
    CUAMPF602Manage stagecraft aspects of performances65
    CUAMPF601Present a music performance70
    CUASOU504Produce sound recordings100
    CUALED501Provide instrumental or vocal tuition35



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