Bachelor of Music

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Music

Duration

3

3 Years

Total student fees

$19,544

over 3 Years - details

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

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements: 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.

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) $6,515 $19,544
Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays) $9,279 $27,836
Total $15,793 $47,379

StudyLink website – information about student loans

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


Student Success

Successful course completions 82%


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

Leigh and Judith Pownall Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Value:

$5,000

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Alex Lindsay Memorial Scholarship (Southland)

Provided by:

Invercargill City Council - Scheme Administrator

Website:

http://icc.govt.nz/

Value:

Refer to Funder

Read more

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 827 748
Phone: (03) 345 8468
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz


Locations

Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.

CHRISTCHURCH

University Drive
Ilam
CHRISTCHURCH

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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