Performing Arts (Music)

The Diploma of Performing Arts (Music) will prepare international students for entry into the music profession.

Key Information


8 units (12 months)

Intake dates


Campus location

ECU Mt Lawley Campus

2023 Fees

Not available to Domestic students

Domestic International

2023 Fees


Diploma of Performing Arts (Music)

The Diploma of Performing Arts (Music)  consists of 8 units of study and is completed over 2 semesters. Students who complete the ECC Diploma of Performing Arts (Music) (Year 2) will receive up to 8 units (120 credit points) advanced standing, the equivalent of the first year, in the respective Bachelor degree at ECU. A minimum of 50 percent pass in all units is required for progression to ECU.

Students must submit a portilio for ECC & ECU to assess their eligibility of entering this course.

  • Ensemble Studies 1
  • Ensemble Studies 2
  • Musicianship 1
  • Musicianship 2
  • Principal Study 1
  • Principal Study 2
  • Academic Communications and Music 1
  • Academic Communications and Music 2

15 Credit Points each unit

Transfer to ECU

Progress to second year of your ECU degree

Your Diploma of Performing Arts (Music) can lead into ECU second year of the below undergraduate degrees:

  • Bachelor of Music (Major in Classical Performance, Contemporary Performance, Jazz Performance)