Doctors/Masters Level

Master of Music (Jazz & Improvisation)

Available fulltime and part time (domestic), only fulltime for international students
Southbank campus
Available to Domestic and International students
Course CRICOS code: 006671A
The Master of Music (Jazz & Improvisation) is a research degree which prepares you for a career in contemporary music performance. The program seeks to develop graduates who have a capacity for defining and managing a major creative research project characterised by originality and independence. Jazz & Improvisation candidates present a live performance and submit a dissertation that together should investigate issues and questions that are core to contemporary music making. You are provided with training in research methods, contemporary artistic practice and theories of arts and culture while developing individual mastery in your field of practice. The program invites research applicants with projects relating to contemporary music performance individually or in an interdisciplinary way.

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RTP only. Australian fee-paying places not available.

This course is supported by the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP). Under the RTP, domestic students are exempt from tuition fees for the normal duration of the course. This exemption is valid for up to four years for students enrolled in a doctoral program and up to two years for a research master’s degree. More details on RTP and other fees you may need to pay.

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