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Bachelor of Arts (Arts Management). Three years. Bachelor of Arts (Music Theatre). Three years. Includes studies in history of music theatre, arts management. Bachelor of Music. Four years. Music studies include performance (classical, jazz, contemporary), composition, music technology, choral and instrumental conducting. An honours level is available. Bachelor of Performing Arts (Practice Transition). A research program. Bachelor of Education (Secondary). Music may be taken as a major teaching subject.
Master of Arts (Performing Arts). By research. Specialisations in performance, composition, music technology, early music. Doctor of Philosophy.
Aboriginal Performance program. One year. Studies in acting, dance, singing. Open to anyone of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent. Age 17 years and over. Diploma of Music Industry. Advanced Diploma of Music Industry. Diploma of Musical Theatre. Graduate Diploma of Music.
The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts was established in 1980, and forms part of Edith Cowan University’s School of Communications and Creative Industries. Its programs include studies in dance, music theatre, music (classical, jazz, contemporary), broadcasting, sound design, stage management, costume, lighting, props and scenery, acting, Aboriginal theatre and arts management. Facilities include a number of fine performance spaces and state-of-the-art recording and electronics studios and production workshops. The library holds a substantial collection of music education materials and Orff instruments. There is a bank of orchestral instruments available for student hire.