Master of Music (MMus) Program By University of Otago |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
  • QS Stars
  • Degree MMusic
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(NZD) 39236-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Feb
The Master of Music (MMus) degree requires at least one year of full-time or its equivalent in part-time study. It may be awarded in Composition, Studio Production, or Performance. Candidates must either have been admitted to the degree of Bachelor of Music with Honours (MusB(Hons)) or have been awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Music (PGDipMus), or have alternative qualifications or experience acceptable to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities). To apply to the degree in Composition, a candidate must present an approved portfolio comprising an extended work and such further compositions as may be required, accompanied by a written component. To apply to the degree in Studio Production, a candidate must present a substantial, professional-quality sound recording of original or arranged works, accompanied by a written component. To apply to the degree in Performance, a candidate must present two approved public performances of approximately 50 minutes each in the University, at least one of which shall be at the end of the programme, undergo an oral examination, and complete a written component. The candidate may replace one of the performances with a recorded performance.

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