• Dr Alistair Noble
  • Head of School

    Dr Alistair Noble
  • Qualification

  • Campus

    Sydney & Melbourne

AWARD: Bachelor of Music (Music Theatre)

Graduate with the ear of a musician and the imagination of an actor:


You'll also have the vision of a director and the grit of a producer


Your Bachelor of Music (Music Theatre) will speak volumes:

  • Develop your vocal, acting and dancing abilities and learn how to coordinate and combine them in performance
  • Create, produce and perform devised work
  • Amplify your vocal performance through individual voice lessons and group master classes
  • Acquire deeper understanding of music, music performance processes and contexts
  • Advance your performance skills in our purpose-built learning and performance spaces
  • Be mentored by high-calibre professional practitioners in a supportive, creative environment
  • Build your creative networks and collaborate across genres
  • Graduate with a performance portfolio drawing on the multiple performance opportunities on and off the AIM campus.


Download our Program Guide for course structure and subject details.

  1. Major study: Practical skill development & performance across singing, acting, dancing and creating
  2. Theoretical studies & aural: Get a grip on music theory and history, and learn to contextualise and critique in areas of special interest
  3. Ensemble: Develop the art of group singing, culminating each year in a major AIM musical
  4. Associated studies & electives: Sharpen your focus or explore more

Elective units give you space to explore and shape your experience during the third year of your degree. You may choose to continue with Acting and Dance units, or go broader across composition, production, management, media and tech subjects from any of AIM’s major study streams.

Popular examples include:

  • Composition
  • Directing for Stage
  • Intro to Arts & Entertainment Management
  • Live Sound

Entrance is by portfolio submission with the option of a followup interview or audition. Music Theatre applicants are required to:

  • Submit a portfolio containing performance recordings of TWO contrasting Music Theatre songs.

  • An accompanist can be utilised in your recorded performance. (Preferable to backing tracks).

  • Provide a resume/portfolio that covers all previous musical training and experience.

  • If required to attend an interview / audition you will be advised following assessment of your portfolio. In-person audition may involve performance of a short monologue (1-2 minutes) and/ or participation in a group movement workshop. Wear appropriate clothing. Remote Interview will be conducted by skype or video streaming. 

 Bachelor of Music specific admissions

For more information on the specific entry and admissions processes relevant to your program of interest and your student status, please follow the links below

Domestic Students

How to Apply

Admissions Criteria


International Students

How to Apply

Admissions Criteria