Graduate with two complementary degrees – extensive training in music performance, musicianship and musicology backed by a leading business degree. The Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Music at UNSW Sydney gives you a strong foundation in business as you become a progressive, globally engaged and diverse music maker. The program’s diverse courses develop your passions and build a stable base of skills that support your career.
The five-year program explores course options including audio culture, music performance styles, career management and negotiation skills. The degrees incorporate global work/study opportunities and practical real-world experience including internships, mentoring and career networking.
Graduates are prepared for success with relevant experience and connections. They develop extensive technical and creative skills enhanced with the business knowledge required to accomplish their career goals.
Why choose this bachelor degree?
Design a degree to suit your interests and career goals. The Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Music offers professional development and accreditation, and a selection of exciting majors and electives.
You can choose one or two Commerce majors from fields including accounting, finance, economics, information systems, fintech, human resources, management, marketing, business law, taxation, real estate or international business.
You can choose a Music major from music creative practice, musicology, sonic arts, and music pedagogy. See the
program structure for detailed information.
Professional development and accreditation
During your study, make use of
Career Accelerator, a portfolio of professional development opportunities that are exclusive to UNSW Business School students and include:
This degree is professionally recognised and provides a career-ready standard of knowledge. Depending on the majors and courses chosen, accreditation is available from the Australian Human Resources Institute, Australian Securities and Investment Commission, CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, ACCA and Institute of Public Accountants.
UNSW Business School degrees are shaped by industry leaders and world-class academics who recognise the future will present career opportunities that don’t exist today. Our Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Music is designed to train your mind to adapt to future challenges. You will understand business concepts, practise problem-solving, and build skills in critical thinking and decision making.
Who is this degree for?
- Business-minded people with a musical talent to build upon
- You would like to pursue studies in both business and music performance and musicology
- You’re looking to gain a high level of practical skills in music cognition, analysis and performance, complemented with strong business skills
Job and career prospects
This double degree allows you to pursue a range of careers in the creative, performing arts, music and film industry, as well as various commercial roles such as:
- Commercial Manager
- Customer Experience Officer
- Cyber Security Analyst
- Data Analyst
- Digital Innovation Officer
- Financial Adviser
- Human Resource Consultant
- ICT Business/System Analyst
- Investment Banker
- Management Consultant
- Marketing/Brand Manager
- Property Business Analyst
- Recruitment Officer
- Tax Adviser
- Venture Capitalist
Find out how we prepare our graduates for career success
Why UNSW Business School?
UNSW Business School is a leading business school in the Asia-Pacific, with our subjects consistently ranking within the top 50 worldwide. We rank 1st worldwide for Risk and Actuarial Studies. Within Australia we rank 1st for Accounting and Finance, and 2nd for Business and Management studies. Worldwide, these subjects rank within the Top 50 along with Economics and Econometrics, and Computer Science and Information Systems. Read more about our rankings and reputation.
Our students build professional networks among more than 90,000 Business School alumni worldwide and begin their new career before graduation. This undergraduate double degree incorporates a suite of professional development opportunities offered by
Career Accelerator, that are exclusive to UNSW’s Business School students. Career Accelerator helps you build industry connections through
mentoring, and you can undertake
global business practicums for credit towards your degree.