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University Of Auckland School Of Music

Auckland

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Course: BACHELOR OF MUSIC and CONJOINT DEGREES (BMus, BA/BMus, BCom/BMus, BMus/BSc, LLB/BMus, BEng/BMus)

Duration: Three years (four to five years for conjoint degree programmes)
Commences: 25 February 2019

Entry criteria: You must have a University Entrance qualification: NCEA, Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), International Baccalaureate (IB) or another recognised equivalent qualification. Selection into the BMus programme will be based on your academic history and, for Creative Practice specialisations only, on the strength of your audition or portfolio. For more information, visit auckland.ac.nz/bmus

Emphasis: The Bachelor of Music offers five specialisations suited to students’ abilities and areas of interest: Creative Practice: Classical, Creative Practice: Composition, Creative Practice: Jazz, Creative Practice: Popular Music and Music Studies.  Learn more at music.auckland.ac.nz

Qualification: Bachelor of Music degree

Career prospects: As a graduate you’ll have the skills and expertise to pursue a range of career opportunities in New Zealand and overseas. Building a career onstage is a common goal, but the music industry runs on more than performers and composers. A valuable collective of people keep the industry moving, including writers, managers, producers and educators.

Facilities: School of Music buildings at 6 Symonds St, 23 Wynyard St, 18 Waterloo Quadrant and 74 Shortland St. 155-seat concert hall, large recording/performance studio, eight lecture/teaching rooms, practice rooms, two electronic studios, keyboard laboratory, computer lab and teaching studios.

Tutors: Refer to music.auckland.ac.nz

Fees: Refer to auckland.ac.nz/fees

Applications close: 8 December 2018. Late applications will be accepted if places are available.

 

 

Courses: POSTGRADUATE DEGREES

Research programmes: Master of Music (MMus), Doctor of Music (DMus), Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Taught programmes: Bachelor of Music (Honours) (BMus[Hons]), Postgraduate Diploma in Music (PGDipMus), Graduate Diploma in Music (GradDipMus)

Duration: 1-3 years depending on degree with part-time options also available.
Courses start: Varies depending on degree.
Entry criteria: On application.

Emphasis: The School of Music offers seven postgraduate programmes in music and music-related disciplines. Postgraduate students come from a variety of backgrounds, with diverse interests and reasons for undertaking postgraduate study. However, they all share a common goal: to develop their musical expertise and understanding to a higher level through advanced practice and research. Study options are available in a wide range of musical subjects, including classical performance, jazz performance, popular music, composition, sonic art, musicology, music education, studio pedagogy and ethno-musicology.

Career prospects: In addition to the career prospects listed in the Bachelor of Music degree, postgraduate alumni can also become tertiary teachers and researchers.

Facilities: School of Music buildings at 6 Symonds St, 23 Wynyard St, 18 Waterloo Quadrant and 74 Shortland St. 155-seat concert hall, large recording/performance studio, eight lecture/teaching rooms, practice rooms, two electronic studios, keyboard laboratory, computer lab and teaching studios.

Tutors: Many have made significant contributions to national and international research and have received worldwide recognition. A full list of current staff, along with their research interests can be found at music.auckland.ac.nz

Cost: Refer to auckland.ac.nz/fees

Applications close: 8 December 2018 (MMus, BMus[Hons], PGDipMus, GradDipMus). Any time during the year (DMus, DMA, PhD).

 

Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries 

Contact: Creative Arts and Industries Student Centre

Phone: 0800 61 62 63

Email: info-creative@auckland.ac.nz

Address: Level 2, Building 421 (Architecture & Planning Building), 26 Symonds St, Auckland.

Website: music.auckland.ac.nz