How to apply to the Bachelor of Music

Step 1: Apply to the ANU

You must apply to the ANU either directly (current year 12 students) or through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Domestic applications – ANU Undergraduate

International applications – ANU Undergraduate

Current ANU students – Transferring between degrees

For further information on how to apply to ANU or for more information on the co-curricular or service requirement please visit the ANU website.

Pathways - Students who successfully complete the below program will be eligible to apply through UAC and admitted into a Bachelor of Music.

  • DP-BD72 Diploma of Music (CUA50820) offered by the Canberra Institute of Technology  


Step 2: Create an Embark Account

Performance Major/Minor Only

Registrations in Embark are now only necessary for applicants registering for a place in Performance. Performance applicants must create an account in Embark to register for an audition. If you have a problem creating an Embark account or uploading issues, please contact the Embark Helpdesk in the first instance.

Performance Auditions 

To be accepted into the Performance Major or Minor you will need to pass audition. Please note that this does not replace the ANU application process (see step 1). All students who successfully audition will be automatically considered for relevant scholarships. When applying for an ANU Bachelor degree program, you may be eligible to receive performance-based adjustments of up to 5 points. More information can be found here.

You will attend a live audition (preferred) OR submit a digital audition, both of which must be prepared as per the Audition Guide 

Our team will endeavour to send audition outcome letters early December.


Audition registration closing date: 3 November 2024

Digital audition submission closing date: 24 November 2024

Live audition dates: 28 and 29 November 2024

Audition outcome: by 9 December 2024

Embark registration link will be open soon. Please watch this page for updates. 


Composition, Composition for Film and Video Games, Musicology and Music Technology Majors

No additional information is necessary for these majors.

For further information please contact 



Program details

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


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