How to apply to the Bachelor of Music

Step 1: Apply

Application dates: see the relevant website below

Domestic applications – ANU Undergraduate

International applications – ANU Undergraduate

Current ANU students – Transferring between degrees

For further information on how to apply to ANU please visit the ANU website.

Step 2: Registration

Performance Auditions 

Auditions Guide

Create an ANU School of Music Audition Profile in Embark and upload a digital audition.

Performance Auditions 2020 - Digital Audition Only

(direct ANU applicants must audition in May)

Digital Auditions Due - Sunday 10 May, 2020 (14 June 2020 extension)


Performance Auditions 2020

(UAC applicants)

Live Audition Rounds:

Thursday 26, Friday 27, Saturday 28 November, 2020

Digital Auditions Due - Thursday 26 November


Performance Auditions 2020

International Students

Round 1: Digital Auditions Due - 1 June 2020

Round 2: Digital Auditions Due - 1 August 2020

Round 3: Digital Auditions Due - 25 October 2020


Audition Requirements for Performance Majors and Minors

Applicants interested in applying for Classical or Jazz and Contemporary Performance may either attend a live audition or upload a digital audition. Live auditions 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 Composition, Composition for Film and Video Games, and Music Technology Majors

If you are interested in a major for Composition, Composition for Film and Video Games, 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 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.

Portfolio Documents

Create an ANU School of Music profile in Embark and upload documents by 1 November 2020.



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Program details

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

Updated:  24 January 2019/Responsible Officer:  Head of School/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications