New Zealand Diploma in Music
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
This qualification is for individuals who wish to develop their career as a performer in the music industry.
It provides the music industry with individuals who have a range of music performance and music production skills to perform competently and creatively.
Graduates can contribute to the cultural, social and economic life of Aotearoa New Zealand.
Key Information for Students
Academic requirements Applicants under 20 years of age must have completed a Level 3 qualification or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills For applicants 20 years of age and over, there are no minimum academic requirements. English language requirements All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those applicants whose first language is not English should have an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall Academic score of at least 5.5 issued within the last two years with no less than 5 in any band, or equivalent. Other requirements Applicants may be interviewed to provide programme advice for decision making. Special Entry In exceptional circumstances, an applicant under the age of 20 years who does not meet the academic entry requirements may be granted entry to the programme where s/he supplies evidence of his/her ability to succeed on the programme.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$30,000 - $47,000|
|In further study||25%|
|On a benefit||4%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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