Postgraduate Diploma in Music
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Holders of the Postgraduate Diploma in Music will have a high level of artistic accomplishment in musical performance or sound-based creativity. Performers will have a high degree of confidence to apply for auditions and competitions, and will have the ability to apply skills and attributes essential to a professional performing career in music. Composers and sonic artists will have a high standard of presentation of works, and a high degree of individuality and originality.
Key Information for Students
Bachelor of Music. Audition or portfolio. Acceptance by the Director, NZSM as a candidate.
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||$15,569 - $48,959|
|In further study||25%|
|On a benefit||N/A|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Alex Lindsay Memorial Award (National)
NZ Symphony Orchestra - The Secretary
Awards of up to $10,000 are granted annually
Massey University Bachelor of Commercial Music Scholarship
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.