CUA50815 Diploma of Music Industry [Performance]

National code: CUA50815 | WA course code: AA73 | CRICOS code: 093629D

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.

CUA50815 Diploma of Music Industry [Performance]

About this course

Develop your passion for Music by enrolling in CUA50815 Diploma of Music Industry [Performance]. This specialised course will provide you with instrumental and vocal techniques, performance skills, music literacy, aural training and music analysis skills. You will gain the confidence to perform in an ensemble, and develop a repertoire and original material which is recorded in the on-campus recording studio.

This course will also allow you to incorporate technology into music composition and manage intellectual property. It has many practical components and allows you to extend your music skills in a range of areas including understanding music composition and arrangement, understanding the recording process, pre & post production, how to record in studios with production teams and collaborating with other musicians and sound production teams.

A career in music is exciting and 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. You can continue your studies for another year in CUA60515 Advanced Diploma of Music – Performance.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

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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.

  • Equivalent to Australian Year 11.

  • OR Completion of CUA30915 Certificate III in Music Industry is required for entry into this course.

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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

Resource fees are for consumables used by a student in the course of their study e.g. paint, internet use etc. This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

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

  • Musician
  • Recording Artist
  • Songwriter
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