School of Music

Applying

Further information

If you have further questions about UWA music or any aspect of the audition process, contact the School of Music.

Admission requirements

In addition to specific prerequisites, applicants will need to meet minimum admission requirements.

Preparing for the Audition

On-entry Undergraduate and Undergraduate Scholarships 

UWA Student Sylvie Carolin-Unkovich

These are two simple steps for Australian students who wish to apply for a course offered by the School of Music. International Students should apply through the UWA Admissions for International Students.

Application

Apply through TISC.

Prerequisites:

Music Studies 

  • Pass in WACE English or English Literature (or ESL if you are eligible)
  • You must pass an audition to be eligible for a Music course. The required standard for Music Studies is AMEB Grade 5 practical or equivalent. A theory background comparable to WACE Music 3A/3B or equivalent (e.g. AMEB Grade 5 theory) is also required. 

Music Specialist Studies 

  • Pass in WACE English or English Literature (or ESL if you are eligible)
  • You must pass an audition to be eligible for a Music course. The required standard for Music Specialist Studies is AMEB Grade 7 practical or equivalent. A theory background comparable to WACE Music 3A/3B or equivalent (e.g. AMEB Grade 5 theory) is also required.

New Major - Music General Studies - commencing Semester 1 2018

Taken as a second major but does include performance:

  • 4 Semesters of Practical Studies including 6 x 1hr lessons/semester, large ensemble, optional workshops plus other units.

Prerequisites:

You must pass an audition. The required standard for Music General Studies is AMEB Grade 5 practical or equivalent.

To apply for the Music General Studies Major, click the 'apply now' button below to register. In the Musical Exams section, please add a note that you are applying to audition for the Music General Studies Major.

Audition

The main round of auditions for 2018 entry will take place on Sunday 17 September 2017.  Click on the 'apply now' button below to register. Applications for the main round of auditions will close on Friday 15 September 2017. The cost of an audition is $75.

Applicants will be contacted after this date and advised of their audition time. 

For applicants unable to make this date, an additional audition day will be held on Monday 27 November 2017. You can also apply for this round by clicking on the apply now button below.  

Apply Now 

Auditions can be held outside of these dates but will be subject to an additional $20 fee. Please contact the Music Office on 6488 7835 or on music@uwa.edu.au to arrange a suitable date and time.

  • For further information about the audition process and what you need to prepare, please visit our frequently asked questions.
  • Applicants for composition must submit a composition portfolio a week prior to their audition.

Although a personal audition is recommended, if you live outside the Perth metropolitan area or are an overseas student you may submit your audition electronically.  Please provide a certified letter stating the authenticity of the recording and include other documentation as specified on the audition form. International Students should apply through UWA Admissions for International Students.