Bachelor of Music

Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Subject area

Music

Duration

3

3 Years

Total student fees

$21,326

over 3 Years - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Bachelor of Music is an applied, industry-integrated programme targeted at school leavers,
amateur musicians wishing to increase their learning and technical skill, or professional musicians
seeking a formal qualification.
The diverse graduates of the programme will be musically and academically competent
practitioners who are able to apply the skills, knowledge and attributes necessary for successful
participation in the global music industry. In addition, these graduates will be equipped with the
ability to communicate, collaborate and innovate within their industry and across a range of
creative of cultural contexts

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

University Entrance: 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 [or list specified subjects here] as well as 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) OR New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) Ara Performing Arts Pathway or equivalent. ote: Students who have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), will be assessed for academic entry equivalency. * NZQA approved subjects: see http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/university-entrance/ Additional Requirements: audition, 2 referee reports, written statement (please see Ara website for further details) English Requirements: IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in any subtest), please see Ara website for further details

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)
$7,109 $21,326
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,142 $27,427
Total $16,251 $48,753

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


Student Success

83%


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

Fehl Music Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

*See additional information

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Fehl Charitable Trust (FCT) Scholarships

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$3,000

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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.

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

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