Develop extensive skills in rock, jazz and commercial music, and advance instrument or vocal performance to a high professional standard on this major of the Bachelor of Creativity
This programme is currently pending NZQA approval

Programme Overview

Study composition, songwriting, recording and production, instrument studies (including the voice). In the third year, students build on the knowledge they have acquired to create and perform an original body of work.

Programme Outline

This music major of the Bachelor of Creativity combines core courses with specialist music courses. Subjects in the music specialisation cover the following topics:

  • instrument performance
  • ensemble performance 
  • improvisation music 
  • applied music theory
  • analysing and rearranging music
  • composing music 
  • song writing 
  • recording music

In addition to specialised topics, the Bachelor of Creativity includes both core courses and the option to enrol in electives.


Entry Requirements

University entry or equivalent study/work experience, and evidence of suitability based on audition.

International students

Proven equivalence to domestic entry requirements and IELTS 6.0 (no band lower than 5.5)

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