Learn from and perform with the world’s best

Established in 1957, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU) is one of the most comprehensive tertiary music and performing arts school in Australia.

Study at our South Bank campus in the heart of Brisbane’s cultural precinct, or at our exciting Gold Coast campus. Access our world-class facilities, including recording studios, recital hall and 600+ seat Theatre.

As a student, you'll learn and perform alongside preeminent educators, musicians, composers and performers. While your program is focused on technique, repertoire and interpretation, you'll also learn the full range of skills necessary to build a long and successful career.

Queensland Conservatorium study areas

Classical Music

Explore study options including brass, composition, keyboard, percussion, string, wind and classical voice in the heart of the cultural precinct at South Bank.

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Musical Theatre

Become a triple threat performer with our highly sought after musical theatre degree taught by leading industry professionals.

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With international endorsement from Dame Judi Dench and Joanna Lumley, take a lead role with Griffith University’s Bachelor of Acting.

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Popular Music

Immerse yourself in a creative environment that fosters musical innovation and business expertise.

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Creative Music Technology

Mix your musical talents with technical skills in electronic and digital music technologies and become more than a ‘desktop’ musician.

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Research and postgraduate study

Whether you're beginning your research study or continuing at a higher level, our degrees provide a unique opportunity to follow a specific interest in a particular research area.

    Graduate Certificates provide graduates with a solid understanding of their chosen field. They provide a comprehensive foundation for future postgraduate study.

These specialist degrees combine coursework with professional and/or artistic practice.

The PhD is Griffith’s premier research training degree. It is awarded for a thesis (or a series of published papers), drafted under supervision, which makes an original, significant, and extensive contribution to knowledge and understanding in your field of study.

Top Ranking

Griffith was named top creative arts school in Australia according to the latest Uni Reviews rankings