How to apply to the Bachelor of Music

Domestic students

  1. Set up an ANU School of Music Audition Profile in Embark and schedule an audition date or upload a digital audition.
  2. Create an application to the University Admissions Centre (UAC). The School of Music code is 139114 and ANU Flexible Double Degree codes are available on the UAC website.

International students

Visit the ANU Students website for closing dates and application procedure. General information can be found on the International student webpage.

Audition Dates

Auditions are required for Performance majors only and are optional for all other majors. Our current audition dates are:

September 6-8 (Applications for these audition dates have closed)

October 5-6 (Applications Close September 21)

November 23-24 (Applications Close November 9)

Digital Audition applications close 18 November 2018


Phone: +61 2 6125 8414

Audition Requirements for Performance Majors

Applicants interested in applying for Classical, Jazz or Contemporary Performance may either attend a live audition or upload a digital audition. Live auditions, when possible, are highly encouraged. All students who audition will be automatically considered for all relevant scholarships.

Audition requirements may be found in the Auditions Guide.

Portfolios for Music Composition and Music Technology Majors

If you are planning on a major in Composition, Composition for Film & Video, or Music Technology the submission of a portfolio of works is strongly encouraged but not essential. Applicants with no prior experience in Composition, Composition for Film and Video Games or Music Technology may submit a statement of interest in lieu of a portfolio.

Applicants in Composition, Composition for Film and Video Games or Music Technology may submit between 1-3 scores and/or recordings of their work that they feel best represents their recent output. Submitted works may be in any musical style. Recordings are optional but not required.

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Program details

Plan:  BMUSI
UAC Code: 139114
3 years full-time
144 units

First Semester 2019 commencement – Undergraduate International

Due to high demand for our programs, applications direct to ANU for commencement in First Semester 2019 (February intake) are now closed.

Updated:  12 January 2018/Responsible Officer:  Head of School/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications