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About the Elder Conservatorium of Music

The Elder Conservatorium of Music is one of Australia's oldest and most distinguished tertiary music schools. Located in the centre of the city, the Elder Conservatorium of Music is a vital part of the cultural life of Adelaide, a city celebrated for its rich and diverse artistic traditions.

We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, covering all professional areas of the music industry. This comprehensive suite of programs - including degrees, postgraduate diplomas and masters programs - is designed to meet the needs and aspirations of a wide variety of students. Our programs are taught in a lively and supportive environment by high quality staff, all of whom are leaders in their field.

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What can I study?

Undergraduate Programs


Postgraduate Coursework Programs

If you would like to use an agent to help with your application: Find a representative in your area: Agents and representatives of the University of Adelaide can assist with the preparation and submission of your application to study as well as your student visa application.

Student Testimonials

Hear what our current and past international students have to say about their experience at the Elder Conservatorium of Music.

  • Peck Jin Gan
    Peck Jin Gan

    "...the University of Adelaide was a sensible choice for someone who wishes to do a music course."
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  • Michelle Mei Wan Kong
    Michelle Mei Wan Kong

    "...all the piano lecturers have been inspiring. They can not only play really well, they can also teach in a very systematic and organised way."
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  • Qiming Lu
    Qiming Lu

    "It's fantastic - the program, the courses - it's been really helpful in improving my jazz skills. My teachers are fantastic."
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  • Iran Sanadzadeh
    Iran Sanadzadeh

    "The city is very accommodating to student life and is a great place be creative in."
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