Bachelor of Music Arts

Ara Institute of Canterbury

Subject area

Music

Duration

3

3 Years

Total student fees

$20,675

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of this programme is to enable graduates to be musically and academically competent practitioners who are able to apply the skills, knowledge and attributes necessary for successful participation in global music and creative industries.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at level 3 and 20 credits at level 2 or higher) which must include 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three approved* subjects, and Literacy- 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and Numeracy- 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627) Note: Students who have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (eg International Baccalaureate, Cambridge examination) should contact CPIT for requirements. Alternative Requirements Skills for tertiary study (including literacy and numeracy) may be acquired through study, work and/or life experience. Students who can demonstrate these skills may be approved for alternative entry. CPIT literacy and numeracy assessments are available. Additional Requirements Entry to the degree programme is also dependent on a successful audition covering: instrumental or vocal skills and ability, aptitude and potential to study music within a range of disciplines, musical aural competence and music theory literacy tested at time of audition (equivalent to Grade 3 ABRSM or Trinity College level)

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

3 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,892 $20,675
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$8,794 $26,381
Total $15,686 $47,057

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

74%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $33,776
Earnings range $20,351 - $48,000
In employment 68%
In further study 23%
On a benefit 3%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Alex Lindsay Memorial Award (National)

Provided by:

NZ Symphony Orchestra - The Secretary

Website:

http://www.nzso.co.nz/education/alex-lindsay-award/how-to-apply/

Value:

Awards of up to $10,000 are granted annually

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Alex Lindsay Memorial Scholarship (Southland)

Provided by:

Invercargill City Council - Scheme Administrator

Website:

http://icc.govt.nz/community/funding-awards-grants/

Value:

Refer to Funder

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (0800) 24 24 76
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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