Develop new skills and level up your music performance knowledge.


Broaden your skillset, expand your horizons, and further your career opportunities.


Take the plunge; learn new skills, a new instrument - there has never been a better time to dream big.




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Industry focused  

Whether you are an established performer or producer, an experienced music industry practitioner, or simply a passionate musician – the Undergraduate Certificate in Music Performance will level up your knowledge and provide you with the practical music skills to help future-proof your career. 

Shape your degree and choose your specialty area in either 

  • Classical Performance
  • Contemporary Performance
  • Music Theatre


Flexibility & Convenience

  • Online delivery: enjoy the flexibility of studying 100% online, with optional face to face delivery available for selected units
  • Study in your own time: working full-time? No worries! With a range of study options you can study anytime during the week that suits you.
  • No long-term commitment: with a certificate only requiring 2 study periods, you’ll be using your new industry skills to further your career in just 7 months 
  • Study now, pay later: with 100% of tuition available through FEE-HELP (for Australian citizens), you can study now and pay later 
  • Tax deductions: take advantage of the Government’s self-education expenses program and claim back tax deductions (Government eligibility requirements apply) 
  • LinkedIn Learning: gain access to LinkedIn Learning - an online education platform with over 16,000 courses. Normally worth $300, as an AIM student you get it for FREE 
  • 100% course credit: if you decide to continue your studies with any of our Bachelor's degrees, your Undergraduate Certificate will count as credit 



The Undergraduate certificates are completed in 2 study periods. Each study period consists of 12 weeks of delivery and two weeks of assessments. For successful completion of the award candidates must complete a total of 24 credit points:

  • 12 credit points completed in the in the first study period.
  • 12 credit points completed in the second study period.




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Students enrolled into the Undergraduate Certificate of Music Performance will have the ability to choose to their performance and major study specialty in either: 

  • Classical Performance
  • Contemporary Performance
  • Music Theatre

Choose from any of the available elective options below to shape your own degree

Management Electives

  • Artist and Repertoire Management (2 Credit Points)

  • Making Money in the Music Industry (2 Credit Points)

Performance Electives

  • Bass Skills 1 (2 Credit Points)

  • Drum Skills 1 (2 Credit Points)

  • Guitar Skills 1 (2 Credit Points)

  • Keyboard Skills 1 (2 Credit Points)

  • Vocal Skills 1 (2 Credit Points)

Production Electives

  • Visual Media & Design Skills (2 Credit Points)

  • Digital Audio Workstation 1 (2 Credit Points)

The qualification is available for domestic students who:

  1. Have completed year 12 or equivalent at secondary level; and/or,
  2. Have a VET qualification at AQF Level 3 or 4; and,
  3. Satisfy the minimum English language entry requirements; or
  4. You are a mature age student (over 21)



Graduates of the Undergraduate Certificate in Music Performance will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a specialised level of technical and musical competence within the practice of a principal or second study area, ensemble performance and digital technologies.
  2. Apply discipline skills in music performance and technology developed as part of an authentic education experience and demonstrate these through performance and presentation.
  3. Integrate music performance knowledge and skills with technological knowledge and skills that support the development of the performing musician in a changing world.


Domestic applicants only. Fees displayed in AUD.  



FEE-HELP is the Australian Government’s Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) to help students with the cost of their course fees. As a registered Higher Education Provider, eligible AIM students studying our Undergraduate Certificate courses are able to access FEE-HELP. 

For study period 3 2020 as part of the Australian Government’s Higher Education Relief Package, all FEE-HELP loan fees for units of study will be waived

Visit Study Assist or call 1800 020 108 for more information. 





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