12 months
28074 USD/year
6720 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Take your musical skills and knowledge to the next level and focus on research with the MMus in Music at the Victoria University of Wellington .


Key facts

This one-year Music programme at the Victoria University of Wellington   will further your knowledge in either composition (including sonic arts), performance, musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory or music education, and is also designed to prepare you for research at PhD level.

Advance your expertise with PhD study

If you do well in your Master's degree and show an aptitude for advanced research, you'll be able to apply to do a PhD.

You’ll work under supervision to produce original research that makes a significant contribution to knowledge. Full-time candidates usually complete the degree within three to four years. You’ll carry out original and sustained research under supervision from world-class academics in the School of Music.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Music Therapy Methods
  • Electronic Music and Experimental Sound Design
  • Film Music
  • Interactive Audio/Visual Music Technology
  • World Musics and Music Therapy
  • Music Pedagogy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

 Apply now and start studying once your application is accepted.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Music with Honours with a B range average and audition or portfolio (where applicable).You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28074 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28074 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    6720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6720 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Estimated international fees : NZ$38,821 for the full programme
  • Estimated domestic fees  : About NZ$9,293 for the full programme

Living costs for Wellington

1000 - 2300 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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