Diploma in Contemporary Music Performance
Southern Institute of Technology
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates of this programme are able to demonstrate proficiency on their specialist instrument and perform within an instrumental ensemble to an industry standard commensurate with paid performance work at small to medium sized venues as are commonly found in the New Zealand music industry. Graduates will have skills in the application of music theory, analysis and technology to effectively create and communicate musical ideas. Graduates will have knowledge of the music industry and the business of music to apply to the processes involved in entering the music industry.
Key Information for Students
Applicants must have completed NCEA Level 3 or equivalent and me the university entrance standard; Successful completion of the NZ Certificate in Music (Level 4) or Certificate Contemporary Music Performance (Level 4).
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||$18,007 - $37,818|
|In further study||35%|
|On a benefit||11%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
The Margaret Woodhouse Memorial Scholarship
Up to $10,000
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.