CUA50820 Diploma of Music [Performance]

National code: CUA50820 | WA course code: AC73 | CRICOS code: 108207K

TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.

CUA50820 Diploma of Music [Performance]

About this course

Fine tune your musical talent with this qualification. This specialised course will provide you with instrumental and vocal techniques and performance skills, music literacy, aural training and music analysis skills. Gain the skills to perform in an ensemble, and develop a repertoire and original material, which will be recorded in the on-campus recording studio.

During your studies you will learn how to incorporate technology into music composition, basic live audio skills, digital distribution, intellectual property management and mental health awareness.

Benefit from on-campus industry standard learning resources such as our fully equipped live performance venue, recording and rehearsal studios. You will be supported by music lecturers who have current industry experience and gain exposure to a range of industry figures and networks while working closely with studio engineers and technical production teams.

A career in music is exciting, challenging and could see you achieve great things across the world. While it is a competitive industry to break into, this course will provide you with the skills in musical performance needed to unleash your creativity and outshine the rest.

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Admission requirements

  • A Folio is required for this course. For up to date information on folio requirements please refer to our website:

  • An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.

  • Completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 10.

  • Students will be required to participate in an interview with the North Metropolitan TAFE Head of Program for Music to discuss their Resume which outlines musical skills and experience.

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Tuition fees

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You will be provided with an indicative Schedule of Fees with your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees

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If your course goes for two semesters or more, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your courses. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees

​The Materials fee includes any item that remains the property of a student after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc... This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

Additional information

Career opportunities

  • Music Producer
  • Session Musician
  • Vocalist/Singer
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