Step 1: Apply
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
Step 2: Create an Embark Account
To register for an audition you must create an Embark account. For all other majors we ask you to register to upload a portfolio of works.
To be accepted into the Performance Major or Minor you will need to pass audition. An outcome letter will be sent as soon as practicable after the 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.
You must prepare your audition as per the Auditions Guide .
31 October 2021 - digital auditions only
Portfolios for Composition, Composition for Film and Video Games, Musicology and Music Technology Majors
A portfolio of works is strongly encouraged but not mandatory. Applicants with no prior experience 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. Applicants should also submit a writing sample of 250 words on a topic of your choice, chosen from; a statement of your compositional goals, a short essay of your musical influences, a recent analysis essay in music theory or history, program notes from an original composition, a statement on how you plan to use your ANU training in your future career path.
Embark applications close Sunday 31 October 2021