Bachelor of Music in Composition

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





4 years full-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

$8,000.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee

Admission requirements

  • Completed Bachelor of Music with 5 in Composition Study 3


Commencing in

Trimester 1

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.


For the award of Bachelor of Music in Composition (BMusComp), you must successfully complete 320 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • completion of the requirements of the Bachelor of Music program including a minimum of 60 credit points for Composition courses across years 1, 2 and 3;
  • 15 credit points of Conservatorium Listed electives;
  • 10 credit points of Conservatorium Listed electives or Conservatorium Ensemble Studies;
  • 15 credit points of Free-choice electives.

Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 120 credit points of Level 1 courses (the first digit of a course code denotes the level);
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.