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Bachelor of Commercial Music (Honours)

  • Bachelor (Honours)

The Bachelor of Commercial Music (Honours) is a one-year degree, with taught courses followed by an independent project. You'll get one-on-one mentorship and support from our industry-connected academics.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
Duration
1 year full-time
Study Mode
In person

About this course

The Bachelor of Commercial Music (Honours) is a one-year degree, with taught courses followed by an independent project. You'll get one-on-one mentorship and support from our industry-connected academics.

You'll gain more skills in research, development and creating prototypes and learn how to make your work professional. Your creative work will be research-driven, as you explore your place in the complex, ever-changing music industry.

You'll focus on developing a project of your own, supported by a written thesis.

You'll have access to Toi Rauwharangi College of Creative Arts' state-of-the-art facilities. This includes world-class recording facilities and technology labs, as well as a range of immersive media technologies. You'll learn from well-connected academics who have extensive research and performance expertise in New Zealand and across the globe.

Entry requirements

To enter the Bachelor of Commercial Music (Honours) you will:

  • have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor of Commercial Music, or equivalent, with at least a B grade average over the highest level courses.

You must provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

Study locations

Wellington

Career pathways

Postgraduate study in commercial music will give you the edge in a competitive industry. It will set you up with the knowledge, critical understanding and technical skills to succeed. You could leave your honours year with an album ready to release, a tour planned, or a portfolio of artist management skills.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.