Bachelor of Media Arts (Commercial Music)

Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec)
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
3 years
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 4,584
Total tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements include:

  • 60 credits at NCEA Level 2 in four subjects, including 12 credits in a Language Rich subject, or equivalent, or
  • 42 credits at NCEA Level 3 including a Language Rich subject, or equivalent, or
  • A total score of 16 or less in four Sixth Form Certificate subjects including a Language Rich subject, or equivalent, or
  • University Entrance, or equivalent
  • Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test Score (IELTS) of 6.0 across all bands.
  • Special admission may be granted to candidates aged 20 years or over who do not meet the specified entry requirements. These candidates may be required to demonstrate an ability to successfully complete the programme through a process of an interview and / or assessment.


First year of study will include

  • Harmony
  • Ear training
  • Notation
  • Songwriting
  • Music technology
  • Contemporary issues in music
  • Communication skills

In second and third years, students will choose to specialise in

  • Music Production
  • Songwriting
  • Contemporary Music Performance

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