Bachelor of Music with Honours

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Music

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Entry requirements

Bachelor of Music

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will be experienced in independent musical study with advanced understanding and skills in their specialist 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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Performing Arts at this level can earn:

$33,000

Median earnings one year after study

$37,000

Median earnings two years after study

$46,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

69%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Marie D'Albini Scholarship

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office

Website:

https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/study/scholarships-and-awards/find-a-scholarship.html

Value:

Up to $3,000 pa.

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The Margaret Woodhouse Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

Iona College

Website:

http://www.iona.school.nz

Value:

Up to $10,000

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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 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

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

Sources

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