Diplomas and Certificates

Graduate Diploma in Voice Studies

Available part time, intensive mode. May be available to international students on certain visas. (part-time study options available)
Southbank campus
Available to Domestic

This course will qualify individuals who wish to apply a deeper body of knowledge in voice studies in a professional context and establish a career in voice teaching.

You will gain an advanced knowledge of the technical aspects of the of the spoken voice and be able to apply these skills systematically and coherently in your existing discipline or professional area. During the program your knowledge is extended through research based practice and teaching and by applying this knowledge to: the understanding of the relationship between the actor’s voice and classical and contemporary texts; working with the spoken voice in individual and group settings; developing sound diagnostic skills to evaluate idiosyncratic vocal and consolidating and synthesising your cognitive understanding of the anatomy of the voice to practical problem-solving solutions with groups and individuals through the application of sound pedagogical approaches.

The intensive delivery mode of the program is designed to appeal to students already working in a professional context, such as those working in the arts as directors and performers as well as those working in schools and community environments as singing and drama teachers.

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Domestic fee place

Commonwealth Supported Places available

This course offers both Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) and Australian Fee (AF) Places to domestic students.

Indicative Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course fee:
Find out more about CSP student contribution amounts

Indicative total course fee:

Typical course fee for 2018:

1 EFTSL usually completed over 2 years.

Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs)

A limited number of Commonwealth Supported Places will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. A Commonwealth Supported Place is subsidised by the Australian Government. Students pay a contribution amount that is determined by the Australian Government, based on the subjects undertaken. Find out more about CSP student contribution amounts.

Australian Fee Places (AF)

If you are not eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place, you will automatically be considered for an Australian Fee place if you are eligible for a place in the course. Students enrolled in an AF place are required to pay the full cost of their tuition fees to the University. Australian Fee places are not subsidised by the Australian Government, however you may be eligible for FEE-HELP to assist with payment of tuition fees. If this course is relevant to your current employment, you may be able to deduct course costs from taxable income: see the ATO website for further information.

How course fees are calculated

Your course fee per year is calculated on the basis of one year full-time study (1 EFTSL). Actual fees vary depending on the subjects you are taking. The University reviews fees annually. The indicative total course fee is based on typical subject enrolments, and includes an indexation of 5% per annum. More information about tuition fees.

The duration indicated is maximum course duration and does not take into account any advanced standing for prior studies. The course may be shorter depending on your academic background and/or relevant work experience where applicable.

Credit/Advanced standing

If you have completed post-secondary study, you may be eligible for credit/advanced standing towards your studies at the University. Find out more