The Master of Music from University of Auckland is designed to further develop your musical skills, enabling entry to a high-level career in many areas of music. At masters level, you are able to specialise in one of four distinct areas – performance, composition, musicology or studio pedagogy.
You will have the chance to investigate your individual interests and talents, engage in independent thought about music and critically analyse the theories and practices that influence your discipline.
Postgraduate study in music boosts your potential to build a successful performance or composition career. It also helps to secure a future in academia and research, contributing to influential projects in music and the wider arts community.
Jobs related to this programme
- Arts director
- Instrumental teacher
- Music educator
- Music journalist
- Music producer
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- The research masters is ideally suited to students who want to work on a major project. This can include several different elements or with a focus on a single topic. Within the research option, you can also study a selection of elective (taught) courses.
- In a taught masters you can choose from a wide range of elective courses, allowing you to explore a variety of subject areas in addition to completing a smaller research project.
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- Apply before
120 or 180
DisciplinesVisual Arts Music Music History
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You must have completed a one-year postgraduate degree, following an undergraduate degree, at a recognised university (or similar institution) in the same major/subject you are applying for. You will need a GPE of 6.0. You must also submit a portfolio applicable to your area of study.
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International25248 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25248 USD per year during 12 months.
National5770 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5770 USD per year during 12 months.
- Domestic: NZ$8,661.60 – $9,565.20
- International: NZ$37,895
Living costs for Auckland
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.