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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Music

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Music

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $37,895 NZD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    80 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 08-December-2021 2021-12-08

Overview

Bachelor of Music

Expand your musical technique and understanding within your choice of creative practice in classical, jazz, composition, or popular music specialisation, or in your music studies specialisation at New Zealand’s largest tertiary music school.

In the BMus you’ll learn to both preserve the past and nurture progress as you focus on your chosen discipline and prepare to enter a changing music industry. You’ll learn from some of the finest instrument teachers in the country, as well as recognised music historians and composers.

The university partnerships with industry organisations will give you contact with leading local and international musicians.

Through your involvement in the university many small and large ensembles, tutorials and studio classes, you’ll develop strong collaborative skills and grow your confidence.

You can study music alongside another discipline as part of a conjoint degree in Arts, Commerce, Advanced Science, Design, Engineering, Global Studies, Law or Science.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$49,865

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,804
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,970
Tuition 1 person $37,895

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.20 NZD / 1 hour

in New Zealand every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

1_ Copy of birth certificate/passport
2_ Transcript
3_ Official programme completion certificate
4_ Mark sheets
5_ Relevant course outlines
6_ English language proficiency
7_ Portfolio (If required)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
-
listening
21
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

50
42
listening
42
writing
42
speaking
42
reading

Cambridge

169
162
listening
162
writing
162
speaking
162
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
English Language Academy (ELA) pathway programmes

You can meet undergraduate English-language requirements by successfully completing:
1_ The Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP), or
2_ The English Pathway for Undergraduate Studies (EPUS).

Academic background and requirement

Secondary school qualifications

country or region not listed: You need to have one of the following:

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum total score of 24.
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level. You must have completed a minimum of three A-Level subjects with at least a ‘C’ grade (55%-59%) or higher. General Studies or similar general paper cannot be included.
  • Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). You must have completed a minimum of three A-level subjects.

India: You need to have one of the following:

  • 12 years of schooling and an overall average of 75% in the All-India Senior School Certificate (AISSC), Indian School Certificate (ISC), Karnataka, Maharashtra and West Bengal State Board Examinations with a minimum of 70%t in English.
  • 12 years of schooling and an overall average of 80% in all other Higher Secondary State Board Examinations with a minimum of 75% in English.

China:

  • The National College Entrance Examination (NCEE) otherwise known as Gaokao. (Have a high school diploma or equivalent, Be in good health…)

Further requirements

Selection into the BMus programme will be based on your academic history and, for some music specialisations, on the strength of your audition or portfolio. (A specialisation in Composition or Music Studies has no audition or portfolio requirements).

Other pathways to study

You could be eligible for another programme, or check out these alternative pathways:

  • Bridge your educational gap with a preparation and foundation programme.
  • If you are 20 on or before the first day of semester, have no formal University Entrance (UE) qualification, and are a New Zealand or Australian citizen or permanent resident you can apply for special admission.

Career opportunities

  1. Arranger/composer
  2. Arts administrator/manager/director
  3. Conductor
  4. Music director
  5. Music journalist
  6. Performer
  7. Radio/television/digital media/recording producer
  8. Sound engineer

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