Doctor of Musical Arts

University of Canterbury

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Entry requirements

Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in Music with first or second class honours, or more usually a Master's degree in Muisc with distinction or merit or equivalent and a successful audition.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Doctor of Musical Arts graduates will have the ability to compose or perform musical works at the highest professional level. Graduates will be performers or composers of an international standard, equipped with a thorough knowledge of artistic practice in their discipline, intellectual independent thinking and expertise in current research methodologies in their field.

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

The Margaret Woodhouse Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

Iona College



Up to $10,000

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Marie D'Albini Scholarship

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office



Up to $3,000 pa.

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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

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