Study Music

As Australia’s first fully online music provider, UNE Music knows how to transform your passion into your career by meeting the expectations of a 21st century musician.  Through tailored teaching pedagogies, you can start your creative or industry-led portfolio by working with leading experts, outstanding industry partners, and the latest online teaching technologies to enhance your musical skills and knowledge. UNE’s Music degrees offer a variety of units in musicology, performance, composition and music production in classical and contemporary genres to prepare you for a variety of professional roles in the creative arts.

Here at UNE Music, we pride ourselves in offering:

Diversity: choose to have an all-inclusive music education, or follow different streams of study including music theory, musicianship, performance, composition, digital music design, and production.

Flexibility: study anywhere, anytime!  Online instruction is provided though virtual classrooms, discussion and activity forums, group work, recorded instructional videos, and the use of cloud software allowing you to take your work with you, wherever you are.

Creativity: take your knowledge and skills into your own environment and develop individual projects that suit your interests. Collaborate, network and develop your entrepreneurial skills within the broader community.

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Undergraduate courses
Honours and postgraduate courses
Our staff

Dr Alana Blackburn- Music Discipline Convenor

Dr Donna Hewitt- Course Coordinator (Bachelor of Music and diplomas)

Dr Paul Smith- Honours and HDR Course Coordinator

Dr Jason Stoessel- Senior Lecturer in Musicology and Digital Humanities

Featured academics and industry specialists

Dr Michelle Stead

Daniel Denholm (ARIA Award Winner)

Dr Davie Ray Moor

Nicola Morton

Damien Goundrie

Dr Simon Polson

Career options

Music graduates typically have skills in dynamic and flexible thinking, and are prepared for  challenges in the creative and performing arts industries. Our students typically move on to careers such as arts administration and marketing, independent music practice, and studio music teaching.

Partnerships and networks

Institutional Partners

Combine your study with the following partner institutions through our Instrumental and Vocal Studies program:

New England Conservatorium of Music logo

Tamworth Regional Conservatorium of Music


Industry Partners

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Further information

For more information about our courses and studying at UNE, please contact AskUNE.