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CUA50820 Diploma of Music (Music Business)

CUA50820 Diploma of Music (Music Business)

National ID CUA50820 State ID AC72

Start your own music business or get a great job in the music industry

Our industry experienced lecturers will teach you skills in event promotion, artist management and a combination of music and business skills.

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When Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode On campus.

Would you like to work in the music industry as an employee or in your own business?

Learn how to promote events and manage artists so you can start your own business or gain work in the music industry with this qualification.

You'll learn combined music and business skills in event promotion, artist management, record label operations and music publishing. Since 1996 our music graduates have gone on to form bands such as Birds of Tokyo and work with bands such as Gyroscope, Karnivool and Eskimo Joe all under the guidance of our industry experienced lecturers.

This hands-on approach throughout the year culminates in opportunities for work placement for you to apply a range of specific music business skills.

  • Develop current music industry practices
  • Promote music events
  • Manage artists
  • Understand record label operations

I have the following attributes:

  • Passion and interest in the music industry
  • Perseverance and determination to succeed in a very competitive industry
  • Flexible with good time management skills
  • Good communication skills and an ability to network

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 1, 2024


Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Leederville
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $6,020.21
(Tuition fee* $5,205.21 + Resource fee $815.00 )

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822



National ID Unit title
CUACMP511 Manage copyright arrangements
CUAIND412 Provide freelance services
CUAIND512 Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge
CUAMWB401 Develop and implement own self-care plan in the creative industries


National ID Unit title
BSBMKG546 Develop social media engagement plans
CUAFOH511 Manage front of house services
CUAMGT411 Manage distribution of music and associated products
CUAMGT511 Manage artists and their careers
CUAMKG511 Manage the promotion of creative acts
CUAPOS211 Perform basic vision and sound editing
CUAPPM512 Realise productions
CUASOU412 Manage audio input sources
FNSORG501 Develop and manage a budget
SITEEVT007 Select event venues and sites
SITEEVT012 Develop event concepts
SITXMPR006 Obtain and manage sponsorship

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This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the SELECT YOUR PREFERRED CAMPUS AND APPLY section above.

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