Bachelor of Music (Honours) Program By The University of Auckland |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 12 months
  • Start date Jan-2000
Build upon the skills you learned in an undergraduate music degree with a year of focussed study in your area of expertise. Whether you are a performer, composer, musicologist or music studio teacher, your honours year sees you focus exclusively on your area of specialisation. You will work closely with our staff of leading musicians and music-writers while you explore your chosen major in depth, and further develop the required intellectual and creative skills to thrive in the industry. You will choose to major in classical or jazz performance, composition, musicology, popular music or studio pedagogy. Musicology students can also choose to further refine their major to focus on music education research or ethnomusicology.

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The University of Auckland is ranked within the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings, making it New Zealand’s highest ranked university. It is also the largest and most comprehensive. The University’s student population includes 7,000 international students representing over 120 countries.

The University of Auckland is a recipient of a five star plus QS Stars University Rating for excellence in the categories: Research, Employability, Teaching, Facilities, Internationalisation, Innovation and Inclusiveness.

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The University is located in the harbour city of Auckland, New Zealand’s economic and cultural hub, with easy access to stunning beaches and rainforests. Auckland is ranked as one of the world's top three cities for quality of living, according to the 2017 Mercer Quality of Living Survey. It is also ranked in the top 30 of the QS Best Student Cities 2017. The University of Auckland has five main campuses, the largest of which is nestled within Auckland's bustling city centre.

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