Double Degrees

Overview

Our double degrees are ideal for students wanting to combine their passion for Music Performance or Audio Engineering with a solid understanding of the business and management side through our Entertainment Management degree.

Music Performance + Entertainment Management 
Double Degree

If you dream of a career as a Songwriter, Recording Artist, Music Director, Artist Manager, Tour Manager, Event Manager, Festival Organiser, Booker or Venue Manager this course is for you.

The Music Performance + Entertainment Management Double Degree is ideal for students who want to develop their ability in solo and collaborative music performance, music analysis, songwriting, technical musicianship, whilst also learning about the recording, business and management side of the music industry.

Students will undertake fundamental units such as music performance, songwriting, technical musicianship, marketing and business strategy, publicity, music publishing, and event management. 

Collarts also offers students a variety of real-life industry experiences so that they are career-ready when they graduate. Through our industry partnerships with Drexel University, Laneway Festival and more, students have opportunities to partake in overseas exchange programs and summer camps, sought after internships and hands-on experience at major festivals.

Throughout the Double Degree, you will:

  • Craft and produce original songs in studio;
  • Understand and develop performance at a professional level;
  • Gain exposure to the Australian and international music industries;
  • Gain knowledge and experience in artist and tour management;
  • Access career pathways through our industry partnerships and placements;
  • Plan, manage and promote live events;
  • Develop a foundational understanding of publicity, marketing and the media;
  • Gain knowledge and experience in artist and tour management;
  • Undertake a 60-hour work placement;
  • Complete two degrees in 3 years full-time (or part-time equivalent).

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Audio Engineering + Entertainment Management Double Degree

If you dream of a career as a Venue Manager, Audio Producer, Studio Manager, Stage Technician, Tour Manager, Event Manager, Festival Organizer or Artist Manager, this course is for you.

The Audio Engineering + Entertainment Double Degree gives students who are interested in both the technical and business sides of the entertainment industry the best jump-start into a career.

Students will undertake fundamental audio units such live sound, recording, producing and post-production, and then pair it with key business and management subjects such as event and marketing management, marketing strategy, copyright management, international business strategy, and publishing.

Collarts also offers students a variety of real-life industry experiences so that they are career-ready when they graduate. Through our industry partnerships with Drexel University, Laneway Festival and more, students have opportunities to partake in overseas exchange programs and summer camps, sought-after internships and hands-on experience at major festivals.

Throughout the Double Degree, you will:

  • Learn and perfect recording studio techniques;
  • Create professional-quality recordings;
  • Manage live audio production to a professional standard;
  • Work on industry projects alongside musicians and entertainment managers;
  • Develop specialist recording and post-production skills;
  • Explore new music and audio technologies;
  • Manage, promote and produce live events;
  • Gain knowledge and experience in artist and tour management;
  • Access career pathways through our industry partnerships and placements;
  • Undertake a 60-hour work placement;
  • Complete two degrees in 3 years full-time (or part-time equivalent).

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Admission and Intake

The Double Degree: Bachelor of Arts (Music) & Bachelor of Applied Business (Entertainment Management) and Double Degree: Bachelor of Arts (Audio Production) & Bachelor of Applied Business (Entertainment Management) are delivered at the Wellington Street and Brunswick Street Campuses and is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework, accredited until 2023

Admission Criteria:

Double Degree: Bachelor of Arts (Music) & Bachelor of Applied Business (Entertainment Management)
Double Degree: Bachelor of Arts (Audio Production) & Bachelor of Applied Business (Entertainment Management)

For intake datesduration and links to learn more, click here.

Eligibility & Entry Requirements

To be eligible to apply for Collarts' Bachelor Degrees, you need to have successfully completed ONE of the following:

  • Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or International Baccalaureate (IB).
  • Interstate or New Zealand equivalent to VCE ie. HSC, QCE, TCE, WACE, SACE, NTCE, ACT Year 12 Certificate, or NCEA (New Zealand)
  • Overseas Secondary Year 12 Equivalent

To be eligible to apply for Collarts' Diplomas, you need to have successfully completed ONE of the following:

  • Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Year 12 Senior Level
  • Interstate or New Zealand Vocational Equivalent to VCAL ie. QCIA
  • Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or International Baccalaureate (IB).
  • Interstate or New Zealand equivalent to VCE ie. HSC, QCE, TCE, WACE, SACE, NTCE, ACT Year 12 Certificate, or NCEA (New Zealand)
  • Overseas Secondary Year 12 Equivalent

If none of the above qualifications have successfully been completed, applicants must be 20 years of age or older with 2 years of work experience to apply.

Collarts does not have subject prerequisites and does not require a minimum ATAR rank.

FEE-HELP and FEES

For more information on FEE-HELP, Fees and Tuition Assurance, click here.

For more information on International Student Fees, click here.

Admissions Requirements

ALL APPLICANTS: must complete the admission criteria for both degrees.  Students will be accepted into the Bachelor of Arts (Music) OR the Bachelor of Arts (Audio Production) AND Bachelor of Applied Business (Entertainment Management) double degree at Collarts where they meet the admission criteria.

Diploma – Applicants are required to successfully complete VCAL, VCE, IB or state/international year 12 equivalent. If students have not completed the year 12 requirements, they must be at least 20 years of age. The diploma can be used as a pathway into the Bachelor degree. There is no ATAR minimum or subject requirements.

Bachelor – Applicants are required to successfully complete VCE, IB or state/international year 12 equivalent. VCAL students are not eligible for the Bachelor until they have successfully completed the diploma. If students have not completed the year 12 requirements, they must be at least 20 years of age. There is no ATAR minimum or subject requirements.

Course Intake Dates: We run 3 intakes throughout the year, February, May, and September. Please see our Course Dates page for more information.

How To Apply

 Non-Year 12 applicants may apply directly on the website, and a Future Student Coordinator will be in touch to arrange an interview.

Year 12 applicants MUST apply through VTAC. VTAC opens in August each year. Place the appropriate Collarts course into one of your preferences and a Future Student Coordinator will be in touch to arrange an interview.

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