Bachelor of Commercial Music
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Bachelor of Commercial Music graduates will demonstrate: Knowledge and understanding - awareness of a variety of views within commercial music acknowledging their contribution to the cultural identity of Aotearoa New Zealand - critical understanding of the discourse, professional practices and production processes of music - understanding of the relationship between music production, audiences, markets, and consumers Values and Attitudes - Intellectual curiosity and adaptably, willing to embrace new ideas and accommodate risk and uncertainty - Recognition of the centrality of copyright creation and protection Skills - Exploratory and transformative thinking, analytical, evaluative and synthesising skills and iterative processes to generate ideas, proposals, and music related works - Critical reflection and evaluation of music production work - Investigation and applied research to develop concepts for commercial music outputs - Critically informed competence in the management and operation of music production technologies and processes - Technical excellence, intellectual and conceptual rigour in music production - Strong oral and written communication skills - Effective, ethical and professional interactions with others, and appropriate leadership - Independence making autonomous decisions, managing workload and deadlines.
Key Information for Students
A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent. An audition is required for Music Practice students.
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
O'Byrne/Jones Memorial Scholarship
Invercargill City Council - Scheme Administrator
Fehl Music Scholarship
Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office
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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.
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.