Doctor of Musical Arts

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





3 to 4 years full-time
6 to 8 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

Exempt under RTP (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1

Next start date

Trimester 1 2023

Applications close

Tuesday, 20 September 2022

Next scholarship round closes

Tuesday, 20 September 2022 (more)

About this program

As an experienced musician, this degree will provide you with the opportunity to upgrade your skills and qualifications through research based on your practice. This program emphasises work-based learning and will utilise your experience and working environment.

Attendance information

Studying amid COVID-19

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My career opportunities

Position yourself within your field of expertise with authority and conceive, initiate and conduct substantial artistic research projects independently. You will be able to provide leadership and authoritative feedback on other research and may find employment opportunities in universities and other educational or arts institutions, as well as in industry environments.

Additional fee information

Domestic research candidates

Domestic candidates who are admitted to this Higher Degree Research (HDR) program are exempt from tuition fees. Candidates will be provided a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset supplemented by tuition fee support from Griffith University.