Bachelor of Applied Business - Music Industry

Box Hill Institute - Higher Education

If students are interested in a business career within the music industry, this degree gives them the opportunity to specialise for industry employment and/or prepare for post-graduate study, including teaching. This course gives them situated learning scenarios with industry specialists - not just work experience - including real workplace projects, such as running a record company, artist and event management and other projects within our innovative Music Industry Business Office (MiBO). Students will gain business skills and knowledge that can be applied in other industries, access to leading industry music business software, and opportunities to manage student music projects. They can take electives from the Bachelor of Applied Music including composition, audio production and performance.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: TAFE Institute/Polytechnic (Govt)
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: Box Hill
Institution CRICOS: 02411J


  • Music industry

Box Hill Institute is a premier education provider established in 1924. It is a government registered and funded training provider, offering modern facilities, courses of high standard, credentialed teaching staff, excellent security and value. Based in Melbourne, Victoria, Box Hill Institute has a global network.


Box Hill Institute have been announced as finalist in the 2019 Victorian Training Awards for Large Training Provider of the Year.


In 2018, Box Hill Institute won the International Training Provider of the Year Award at the Australia Training Awards.


Other awards include the following:

  • 2018 China Business Awards – Consumer Services: Finalist and Judges Commendation Award
  • AFR Innovation Award – Business Model: Made the Top 100 list at number 52
  • Victorian Training Awards:

o   Victorian Large Training Provider of the Year: Finalist

o   Victorian Industry Collaboration Award: Finalist

o   Inclusivity Training Provider Award: Finalist

  • Australian Training Awards — 2017 International Training Provider of the Year: Finalist

This demonstrates outstanding achievement in all aspects of vocational education and training to international students.

Big support, small class sizes

With an annual enrolment base in excess of 45,000 students, we are one of the largest Vocational Education and Training (VET) and higher education providers in Australia.


Course options

In 2018, the Institute offers over 460 courses including many recognised by industry and internationally. We have selected a range of diverse courses that are available to international students.


Campus locations

Our main campus is in Box Hill, just 13 kilometres from Melbourne’s central business district (CBD). Students also have access to our Melbourne City campus with our partner school, Centre for Adult Education (CAE), and a Lilydale campus.


Box Hill Institute Transnational

In the transnational area, Box Hill Institute delivers courses to more than 5,000 students worldwide. With more than 20 global educational partners, our strong International Campus partnerships help us to deliver Australian qualifications to students in their homeland — from certificate to advanced diploma level qualifications. International campus partners are located in China, Indonesia, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Macau, Malaysia, South Korea, and Vietnam.

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