music newzealand
  • Master Degree 1 to 2 years.
  • Postgraduate Diploma 1 year.
  • Postgraduate Certificate 6 months.
  • Tuition NZ$ 23,500 to 29,000/year for international students.
  • Part-time work on your Student Visa.
  • Great facilities for music practice.

Music Studies and Practice.

Careers. Composing, Studio production, Concert artist, Music for television and film, Arts management.

  • Master of Music (1 year), Victoria University and Massey University in conjunction with the New Zealand School of Music. Offered in Musicology (including Ethnomusicology), Composition and Performance. To be eligible to apply, you must have completed a either a BMus (Hons) degree with First or Second Class Honours, Division 1, or a PGDipMus with Distinction or Merit, or their equivalent.
  • Master of Musical Arts (1 year), Victoria University and Massey University in conjunction with the New Zealand School of Music. Offered both in Composition/Sonic Arts and also in Performance, this one-year qualification suits students wanting to gain a research degree in one of these creative fields.
  • Master of Music (1 year), University of Otago. It may be awarded in Composition, Studio Production, or Performance.
  • Master of Music (1 year), University of Waikato. Taken in either Composition or Performance. Performers will gain an ability to plan, prepare and present a complete musical recital in public. Composers will develop an ability to create a substantial body of original music written to a professional standard.
  • Postgraduate Diploma of Music (1 year), Victoria University and Massey University in conjunction with the New Zealand School of Music. You need to have completed the Bachelor of Music (or equivalent) in either Composition or Performance. Performers must also pass an audition, and composers must submit an acceptable portfolio of compositions or, if your field is sonic arts, of sound-based works.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Music, University of Waikato. This study is offered in the Arts and social sciences faculty. Normally it involves one semester of full-time study (or more extended part-time study).
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Music, University of Waikato.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Music, University of Otago. The Postgraduate Diploma in Music equips graduates for careers in music performance, composition, theatre, music education, technology and the media.
  • Artist Diploma (2 years), Victoria University and Massey University in conjunction with the New Zealand School of Music. For students of Classical Performance wishing to make professional performance their primary career. Studying under individual supervision, you will focus intensively on performance to develop the skills necessary for an emerging career as a concert artist.
  • Doctor of Musical Arts, Victoria University and Massey University in conjunction with the New Zealand School of Music. To enter this programme you must have completed an MMus or MMA with at least a Merit or Second Class Honours, Division 1.
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Music — PhD, Victoria University and Massey University in conjunction with the New Zealand School of Music. Provides the opportunity to study music, including composition, performance and musicology, at the highest academic level. based entirely on research and the preparation of a thesis.
  • Doctor of Music (MusD), University of Otago. The doctorate programme for the Music studies.
  • Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) (3 years), University of Otago. Three areas of specialisation: Performance, Composition or Studio Production. Offers creative musicians the opportunity to develop their skills to the highest artistic and professional levels, while working within the innovative and stimulating environment of Otago's Music Department.
  • Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA), University of Waikato. A higher qualification for students who wish to continue studying after the completion of their Masters degree in the field of music performance. In addition to a thesis, the student will undertake supervised weekly Performance sessions and apply the fruits of their research to his or her performances.

Music Therapy.

  • Master of Music Therapy (2 years), Victoria University and Massey University in conjunction with the New Zealand School of Music. Trains you to become professional music therapist. Requires applicants to hold a degree relevant to Music Therapy and to have undertaken some study of Psychology or another approved social science discipline.

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