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Combine music and cutting edge technology at Queensland Conservatorium

If you're drawn to the creative, experimental blending of music and technology, this is the degree for you.

The Bachelor of Music is designed to prepare music makers for the digital age, where the varying job descriptions can range from composing and arranging to live performance, audio engineering/editing and mastering, and more.

You will be given a thorough understanding of technology's role in performing, producing, recording and creating music and sound and develop the ability to employ that knowledge professionally in multiple contexts.

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Get the support you need to start or complete your QTAC application. Register to attend one of our Application Support Nights to receive personalised assistance from our experienced study advisers.

29 – 31 October

Gold Coast, Logan and South Bank

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Application Support Nights

Get the support you need to start or complete your QTAC application. Register to attend one of our Application Support Nights to receive personalised assistance from our experienced study advisers.

29 – 31 October

Gold Coast, Logan and South Bank

Register now

Study creative music technology at Griffith

Acquire advanced artistic and technical skills

DJ tyDi aka Tyson Illingworth - Composer, producer, IDMA award winning DJ, 2x voted Australia's #1 DJ

Studying here puts you on track to fulfil your dream of working professionally as producer, performer or sound designer.

Learn from the best

You'll be interacting with industry professionals, musicians and researchers with extensive experience and international standing. You'll be creating music in high quality computer laboratories, recording studios and state of the art facilities.

You'll have access to a variety of networked performance spaces, and a diverse group of performers and productions. You can collaborate with other Conservatorium students and departments on projects such as interactive music performances and installations, video games, music videos, documentaries and feature films. You'll apply yourself to one or more areas of study: audio recording, sound for moving image, electronic music production. Your coursework will also incorporate music technology applications in commercial and studio music production and recording, computing and sound editing, live sound recording and reinforcement, and sound composition.

Develop your skills through real world experience

You'll undertake theoretical and practical training that emphasises the development of creativity in music technology and the business of music. You'll have the chance for hands-on learning through project work within the industry. You'll be given opportunities to develop client relationships, teamwork, communication and industry networking opportunities.

Sedelle Wagner

Bachelor of Music (Creative Music Technology)

Sedelle Wagner has combined a successful career in the music and film industries – working on videos for international stars like Adele and Calvin Harris, before moving into post-production on feature films, including the Marvel blockbuster, Wonder Woman.

'My time at the Con taught me how to collaborate with a range of creative people from various disciplines,' she said.

'There was a large network of support at the Con and the degree was a great opportunity to collaborate with a large talent pool - whether that was recording a song in the studio with a jazz student or learning from industry professionals in the classroom.'

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Career outcomes

Work creatively in the changing contemporary music world

Seize the opportunity to put your skills to work producing, performing and recording music

You can go on to become a successful film and TV sound designer and composer, find employment in music education, business and marketing, and achieve higher degrees and qualifications.

As a professional music technologist, you're ideally equipped with the creativity, entrepreneurship and resourcefulness for a career at the forefront of:

  • Live sound
  • Multimedia
  • Recording studios
  • Musical composition
  • Theatres and performance venues
  • Media, broadcast and film industries

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