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Bachelor of Music (MusB)

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The Bachelor of Music (MusB) degree requires three years of full-time or its equivalent in part-time study. The programme totals 360 points and is mainly made up of Music papers but may include up to 90 points (usually five papers) in other subjects.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Course Code
MusB

About this course

The Bachelor of Music (MusB) degree requires three years of full-time or its equivalent in part-time study.

The programme totals 360 points and is mainly made up of Music papers but may include up to 90 points (usually five papers) in other subjects.

The programme for the degree does not have major subjects, although it may include a minor subject. It may be completed without any specified specialisation, or it may be endorsed in Composition, Performance, or Studio Production if it includes certain papers as below.

Graduates of the degree have pursued careers in musical performance, recording industry, opera, teaching, media, theatre, music education, technology, and other related fields.

Entry requirements

Every programme of study for the degree shall satisfy the requirements for prerequisites, corequisites and restrictions set out in the Prescriptions (published in the Guide to Enrolment).

Study locations

Dunedin

Credit for prior study or work

A candidate who is enrolled for the degree concurrently with another degree, or who has completed one degree and is proceeding with the other, may cross credit 100- and 200-level papers which are common to both degrees up to a maximum of 126 points where the other degree is a three-year degree and up to a maximum of 180 points where the other degree is longer than a three-year degree.