Program Overview

Broaden your career prospects by studying Music and Commerce together. 

This double degree gives you a specialist qualification in music as well as a highly valued qualification from the UNSW Business School. 

Music courses provide training in one of four streams: music creative practice, musicology, sonic arts and music pedagogy. All streams are supported by a variety of large and small, Western and non-Western music ensembles as well as extensive opportunities for developing musicianship skills.

In your Commerce degree you'll study core commerce courses that will teach you the foundations of a range of business disciplines and how these disciplines interact to solve complex business problems. You'll choose from a wide range of majors including accounting, business analytics, finance, information systems and marketing while also putting what you learn in the classroom into action through guaranteed work integrated learning. 



  Course Duration

60 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 44,680


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 90

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The Bachelor of Music, when studied as part of a double degree, involves completing the following requirements: 

  • Musicology Core (42 UOC - 7 courses)
  • Musicianship Core (24 UOC - 4 courses)
  • Performance Laboratory Core (48 UOC - 8 courses)
  • Stream Gateway Course (6 UOC - 1 course)
  • Stream Courses (12 UOC - 2 courses)
  • Prescribed Music Electives (12 UOC - 2 courses)

The Bachelor of Commerce majors that you can choose from include:

  • Accounting

  • Behavioural Economics

  • Business Analytics

  • Business Economics

  • Finance

  • FinTech

  • Human Resource Management

  • Information Systems

  • Innovation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship

  • International Business

  • Marketing

  • Taxation


Direct entry requirement

All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE)


Indian School Certificate (CISCE)


India State Board


Great Britain General Certificate of Education (GCE A levels)


International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB)


Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) (after 2016)



Applicants will be assessed on a combination of higher school academic results, portfolio submission and an interview.

You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations - this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.

If English is not your first language, you’ll need to provide proof of your English proficiency before you can be given an offer to study at UNSW. You can do this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • English language tests and university English courses

  • Prior study in the medium of English

  • Other qualifications

UNSW Global offers courses and programs designed to help you reach the English language level required for entry into your chosen degree. Different options are available depending on your current English language level. 

IELTS 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest)

TOEFL 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking)


2022 Indicative First Year Fee


2022 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree


  • Musician
  • Arts administrator/manager
  • Arts event manager
  • Economist
  • Accountant
  • Business analyst
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