Bachelor of Contemporary Music

Southern Institute of Technology

Subject area

Music

Duration

3

3 Years

Total student fees

$20,137

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates from the degree programme will be able to pursue professional careers both nationally and internationally in professional performance on the instrument of choice as a solo or group member, session or backing musician, or recording artist; or as a composer, songwriter or arranger.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants under 20 years: University Entrance or NCEA Level 3 Three subjects - at Level 3, made up of: 14 credits each, in three NZQA University Entrance approved subjects, and Literacy - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of: 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing, and Numeracy - 10 credits at Level 1 or above, made up of specified achievement standards through a range of subjects, or package of three numeracy unit standards (26623, 26626, 26627 - all three required) Applicants over 20 years: Mature entry applicants will have achieved the age of 20 by March 1 of the first year of enrolment in the programme, and have provided evidence of relevant prior learning and experience. Notwithstanding the above admissions categories, in exceptional circumstances, an applicant below the age of 20 who can show evidence of ability to succeed in the programme may be considered for admission, provided the applicant has successfully completed an approved course or programme which is deemed to prepare graduates for the required academic standard for entry e.g. Certificate in Intermediate Contemporary Music. Or, completion of an external or overseas qualification, which is considered to be the equivalent of any of the above qualifications, as approved by the Head of Faculty.

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)
$6,712 $20,137
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$8,501 $25,503
Total $15,213 $45,640

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


Student Success

87%


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%

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Alex Lindsay Memorial Award (National)

Provided by:

NZ Symphony Orchestra - The Secretary

Website:

http://www.nzso.co.nz/education/alex-lindsay-award/how-to-apply/

Value:

Awards of up to $10,000 are granted annually

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Fehl Music Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

*See additional information

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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 478 839
Phone: (03) 211 2699
Fax: (03) 214 4977
Email: info@sit.ac.nz
Web: http://www.sit.ac.nz

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

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.

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