Music and Fine Arts


Join one of the world’s leading universities and release your full creative potential.

top 100

Ranked in the world Top 100 for Performing Arts (QS 2019)


Producing world-class graduates for 50+ years


Over 200+ events every year showcasing work from students, staff and industry professionals

Majors and popular combinations

Tailor your degree by exploring your career path or interest area in your first year, before selecting one or two majors in your second year. It's a unique feature of our course model and the best part is, it won't cost any extra or take longer to complete your degree.

Bachelor of Arts

UWA's Bachelor of Arts is one of the most diverse degrees in Western Australia, with 32 majors to choose from including Criminology and Gender Studies.

Bachelor of Music

The Bachelor of Music provides specialisations for composers, performers and musicologists, as well as those focused on creative music technology.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Gain the lifelong, transferable skills employers are seeking with one of Western Australia's most diverse degrees. Honours study develops your knowledge and skills as an independent researcher under the supervision of a member of staff with expertise in your chosen area.

Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)

The Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) is an inspiring, holistic four-year degree comprising a three-year bachelor’s (chosen from UWA’s Arts, Biomedical Science, Commerce or Science degrees) and a fourth year of honours.

Postgraduate courses

Become an expert in your chosen field by taking your skills and qualifications to new heights after completing your undergraduate degree. With a UWA postgraduate degree, you can learn from reputable thought leaders and build strong, life-long connections.

I chose Music Studies because music is such a big part of my life and I wanted to deepen my understanding of it. I’m also studying Chemistry as it’s another passion of mine and would open up other career options. Joshua Van Zuylen

Create your connections


Our established network of connections span the creative sectors including Perth Fashion Festival, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA) and the West Australian Symphony of Music (WASO).

Student club

With 180+ clubs and societies, there is something for everyone at UWA.

Home to a huge range of events and experiences, the Electronic Music Appreciation Society (EMAS) is the club for anyone – from music lovers to party goers, and DJs to producers. The club offers free courses on learning to DJ or produce, as well as opportunities to work behind the scenes at events.