If you've ever wanted to get certified in the way's of hip hop now's your chance with Melbourne's Box Hill Institute introducing Australia's first accredited hip hop diploma.

Officially dubbed the Diploma of Music Industry (Specialising in Urban Music) the course is being taught by some legit Aussie hip hop stalwarts including ARIA Award-winner N'fa Jones, Rob Tremlet aka Mantra who's worked with the likes of Drapht, Urthboy, Illy and more, Dave Norris aka Dizz1 and Syrene Favero aka Creamy Spies.

The one-year course will cover music management, hip hop production and songwriting as well as giving students access to world-class recording studios and production suites to kick start their music career.

2018 intake is open now; for more information and to apply, head over the the official Box Hill website.