Course: NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN MUSIC (Level 5)
Duration: 2 years full time
Course starts: 25 February 2019
Entry criteria: 10 NCEA credits at Level 2 or above, made up of credits from the English standards listed in the NZQA literacy requirements for the award of NCEA. Evidence may be requested to support an applicant’s motivation and ability to successfully undertake the programme with a reasonable likelihood of success.
Emphasis: If you want to live creatively and turn your talent for music into your career, the New Zealand Diploma in Music is a great way to start. Learn the art of song writing, play at gigs, create and record your own music and take control as a sound engineer. You’ll gain a full picture of the music industry and the know-how to forge your own career through marketing and promotion.
Qualification gained: New Zealand Diploma in Music. (Students can exit after one year with a New Zealand Certificate in Music.)
Career prospects: Musician, sound engineer, songwriter, music producer, session musician, music teacher, sound technician, music management and other technical roles. Graduates will have a set of elementary skills in managing an independent contemporary music band and sufficient contemporary music skills to find employment in the music sector.
Facilities: The arts and media building on the Nelson campus is equipped with up-to-date digital gear necessary for contemporary arts and media practices including music editing and composition, video, graphic design, image manipulation, publication design and production, animation, website design and more.
Tutors: Visit nmit.ac.nz for tutor profiles.
Cost: Domestic fees, $6,724 (approx.) per year
Applications close: 20 February 2019
Address: 322 Hardy Street, Nelson
Facebook : facebook.com/nmitnz
Contact: Doug Stenhouse
Phone: 0800 422 733 or (03) 546 9175