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.
To enter the Bachelor of Commercial Music (Honours) you will:
You must provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.
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.
For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions: