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Postgraduate Diploma in Music

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Music

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Entry requirements

Bachelor of Music and either passed an audition (Performance), or submitted an acceptable portfolio of compositions (Composition), or sound-based works (Sonic Arts).

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 work presentation, and a high degree of individuality and originality.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Performing Arts at this level can earn:

$36,000

Median earnings one year after study

$44,000

Median earnings two years after study

$58,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

58%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.blsst.co.nz

Value:

Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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Ngati Manawa Iwi Education Scholarship (Accomodation)

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

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

Value:

$10,000 contribution to the cost of staying in one of Victoria University's Halls of Residence.

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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 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601
Email: info-desk@vuw.ac.nz
Web: http://www.vuw.ac.nz

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

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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