Bachelor of Music Schedule

Document Number000433
Date Last Amended12 August 2009


Faculty of Education and Arts

Admission to Candidature

1. In cases where they meet the published selection criteria determined by the Pro Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Head of the Conservatorium, applicants for admission to candidature shall be required to undertake performing qualities assessment.

2.

(1) The performing qualities assessment shall consist of:

(a) such written tests and interviews as the Pro Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Head of the Conservatorium shall require; and

(b) an audition in which the candidate must demonstrate musical expertise at a level satisfactory to the Head of the Conservatorium.

(2) Applicants who do not attend the University for performing qualities assessment as invited will be deemed to have withdrawn their application unless a reason acceptable to the Pro Vice-Chancellor is provided.

Ranking for Selection

3. Applicants shall be ranked in descending order of merit on the basis of:

(a) academic performance based on the selection criteria determined under clause 1; and

(b) academic performance and results determined by the Head of the Conservatorium arising from the performing qualities assessment.

Qualification for the Degree

4. To qualify for admission to the Degree, a candidate shall pass a program of study approved by the Academic Senate totalling not less than 240 units, comprising:

(a) at least 60 units at 1000 level;

(b) at least 60 units at 2000 level;

(c) at least 50 units at 3000 level; and

(d) The core sequential courses prescribed for the program by the Academic Senate.

Leave of Absence

5.

(1) Leave of absence from the program may only be taken with the permission of the Pro Vice-Chancellor under such conditions as the Pro Vice-Chancellor shall determine.

(2) A candidate in good academic standing at the end of an academic year may apply for leave of absence for the following year.

(3) Such leave shall be granted to a candidate once only and will not normally be granted for a period of more than one year.

Resumption of Studies

6. A candidate who withdraws or who is absent from the program without leave and who subsequently wishes to resume studies in the program:

(a) if the withdrawal or absence without leave occurred before accumulating 80 units will be required to re-apply for admission to candidature; or

(b) in any other case, may be permitted to re-enrol in the program under such conditions and at such time as the Pro Vice-Chancellor may determine.

Time Requirements

7.

(1) Except with the permission of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, a candidate shall complete the program within nine years of study.

(2) A candidate who has been granted credit shall be deemed to have commenced the program from a date determined by the Pro Vice-Chancellor at the time the credit is granted.

Credit

8.

(1) Credit may be granted for up to 160 units, except in the case of candidates from Sedaya College, Malaysia who may be granted up to 180 credit points (note 1).

(2) The Pro Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Head of the Conservatorium may grant credit, in specified or unspecified courses, in recognition of substantial professional or practical experience or recognised music qualifications in accordance with the published criteria determined by the Pro Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Head of the Conservatorium.

Note:

  1. There will be no further intake into the Bachelor of Music (Sedaya College) after Semester 2, 2009.
Date Last Amended12 August 2009
Amendment History

Amendment - Bachelor of Music (Sedaya College) discontinued AS09:100 12 August 2009