Applying for a place at the UWA Conservatorium of Music in 2019
Applicants looking to major in Music General Stduies, Music Studies and/or Music Specialist Studies at the University of Western Australia must pass an audition (in addition to fulfilling the standard University entrance requirements).
Domestic applicants can apply for an audition here and should also apply to UWA, online, through TISC.
Auditions will take place on Sunday 23 September and Monday 26 November or can be arranged on an ad-hoc basis (for an additional fee)
The required standard is around AMEB1 grade 5 for Music Studies/Music General Studies and grade 7 for Specialist Music Studies (or equivalent level2).
Applicants for composition, will still be asked to audition on their chosen instrument or voice, however, a slightly lower standard of performance is acceptable for composition students. In addition to your audition, you should submit a composition portfolio (in advance of the audition if possible) and we will also arrange you an interview with our composition coordinator.
A theory background comparable to West Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) Music 3A/3B is required /AMEB Grade 5 theory (or equivalent)3.
1Applicants are not required to have completed these exams, but must be able to demonstrate a comparable standard of performance in their audition
2AMEB Grade 5 Practical = approx. ABRSM/TCL Grade 6 | AMEB Grade 7 Practical = approx ABRSM/TCL Grade 8
3Please note that students are not required to have undertaken ATAR/WACE Music in order to study music at UWA