BA (Hons) Music Performance

Course overview

Qualification Bachelor's Degree
Study mode Full-time
Duration 3 years
Intakes April, September
Tuition (Local students) $ 23,203
Tuition (Foreign students) $ 24,458


The BA (Hons) Music Performance is focused on Western art music, with training in practical musicianship, music theory, and academic knowledge. It is a practice-based, creative degree programme in which you would be expected to practice individually, rehearse in ensembles, and perform in both contexts. During your studies, you will also gain knowledge in music theory, music history, composition, arrangement, music technology and music education.

“This programme is ideal for you if you have a background in performance with an interest in solo performance, ensemble playing, and music education.” Graduates will be equipped for a professional career in the music industry as performers, educators, and session musicians, utilising a broad exposure to other related areas, including composition and arrangement. Furthermore, due to the interdisciplinary nature of the programme and its strong emphasis on collaborative work, you would gain a wide range of transferable skills necessary for employment in today’s creative industries.





$ 23,203
Local students
$ 24,458
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.


$ 31
Local students
$ 147
Foreign students

Student Visa

$ 507
Foreign students

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Entry Requirements


Average C or CGPA 2.0 (Minimum 2 principals)


Minimum 8 points (Minimum Grade D in at least 2 subjects)

Note: For A-Level points calculation

A = 10 points

B = 8 points

C = 6 points

D = 4 points

E = 2 points

Australian Matriculation


Canadian Matriculation


Monash University Foundation Year


Sunway Foundation in Arts

CGPA 2.0

Sunway Foundation in Science Technology

CGPA 2.0

Unified Examination Certificate

Maximum 28 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs)

International Baccalaureate

Completed with minimum 24 points (excluding bonus points)

Sunway Diploma in Related Field*

CAVG 50% or CGPA 2.0


An APEL.A Certificate (APEL T-6) (Recognition of Prior Learning) 
(Click on this link for further information on APEL.A)


Specific Requirements

All candidates must pass an audition. Candidates should prepare three short pieces to be  sung or performed on the instrument of their choice. Please  contact [email protected] for more details

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS or equivalent 6.0


Year 1

  • Audio Recording & Production
  • English for the Arts
  • Large Ensemble 1
  • Large Ensemble 2
  • Music Cultures of the World
  • Music History: Renaissance to Classical
  • Music Theory & Musicianship 1
  • Music Theory & Musicianship 2
  • Music Theory & Musicianship 3
  • Principal Study 1
  • Principal Study 2

Year 2

  • Communication Skills
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Enterpreneurial Mindset & Skills
  • Free Elective 1
  • Music Theory & Musicianship 4
  • Music Theory & Musicianship 5
  • Music History: Romantic to 20th Century
  • Principal Study 3
  • Principal Study 4

Year 3

  • Capstone Project 1
  • Capstone Project 2
  • Composition & Improvisation
  • Conducting
  • Elective 3
  • Free Elective 2
  • Internship
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Topic Study 1
  • Topic Study 2

Electives (Choose 1 in Year 3)

  • Elective 1 (Choose 1)
    • Chamber Music 1
    • Song & Aria Class: Italian
  • Elective 2 (Choose 2)
    • Chamber Music 2
    • Song & Aria Class: German
  • Elective 3 (Choose 1)
    • Chamber Music 3
    • Song & Aria Class: French & Malay

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