Bachelor of Music careers

Career options

Bachelor of Music graduates work in a vast range of occupations, in the corporate and business sectors, arts industry, government and private sectors.

Many musicians work simultaneously in different roles to optimise their income stream. It is common for a graduate musician to work as a freelance performer, a recording artist, a composer for film or television, and/or a private tutor. This is why the music education offered at Monash University encompasses both specialisation and diversity. The School of Music excels in training musicians to the highest academic and professional standards.

Our music curriculum prepares students for the following areas of work:

Meet our graduates


More graduate journeys

Monash Arts has over 81,000 alumni (graduates) across the globe, and working in a diverse range of industries. Read some of their stories, find out how they got there, and get an idea of what's possible.

Read our graduate career stories