Bachelor of Music
University of Canterbury
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates of this degree will understand, analyse and communicate fundamental ideas in the history and theory of music, and have advanced practical and theoretical skills in selected areas including music performance, composition, musicology, musicianship, jazz, digital music, musical aesthetics, ethnomusicology and music education. Graduates of music are found in a wide range of occupations including positions in schools, conservatories, universities, orchestras, opera houses and libraries, and in hospitals as music therapists. They are prominent in areas of musical leadership with community groups such as choirs and orchestras. Graduates also work in fields such as journalism, television and radio (planning as well as production), and publishing, and in technical areas including recording.
Key Information for Students
A New Zealand university entrance qualification, or equivalent. Entry to performance courses is limited; places are awarded on merit, based on a School of Music audition.
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||$20,351 - $48,000|
|In further study||23%|
|On a benefit||3%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Leigh and Judith Pownall Scholarship
University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office
Marie D'Albini Scholarship
The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office
Up to $3,000 pa.
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.
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.