Tertiary Pathways 2022

MUSIC Some prior knowledge of music (including knowledge of music theory) is recommended for the Bachelor of Music (BMus). However, some courses can be taken without prior study of music. The introductory course MUSC 160 Introduction to Music Theory and Musicianship is offered in Trimester 3 for students without a good foundation in music theory. Classical Performance and Jazz Performance students must audition.


Entry requirements

You’ll need to audition for a place in this subject, meeting a standard equivalent to Grade 8 in Associated Board exams. Prior knowledge of music theory is required. You’ll need to audition to show you have reached a level of technical and musical competence in a jazz style on your instrument or voice. Prior knowledge of music theory is required.


Jazz Performance

Prior knowledge of music theory is required. Prior knowledge of music theory is required. Prior knowledge of music theory is required.

Instrumental/Vocal Composition Sonic Arts and Music Technology Music Studies

For more information about entry requirements, visit our website: www.wgtn.ac.nz/nzsm


Most Bachelor of Science majors can be started at an introductory level and completed within three years. However, students of Actuarial Science, Biotechnology, Cell and Molecular Bioscience, Chemistry, Computer Graphics and Games, Computer Science, Electronic and Computer Systems, Geophysics, Mathematics, and Physics will need to have met NCEA (or equivalent) requirements of core courses in these majors to complete in this time. For students who do not meet these requirements, it is still possible to catch up in most majors. Students will be advised of their options during the course enrolment process. Bachelor of Biomedical Science (BBMedSc) For the Bachelor of Biomedical Science, NCEA Level 3 Chemistry is strongly recommended. For those who haven’t met the NCEA or equivalent requirements, there are alternative pathways available—our student success advisers can give more information.

Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington


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