Study cover for Music
Bachelor On Campus


University of Auckland

36 months
27094 USD/year
4510 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Music programme of The University of Auckland will expand your musical technique and understanding within your choice of creative practice in classical, jazz, composition, or popular music specialisation, or in your music studies specialisation at New Zealand’s largest tertiary music school. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


During the Music programme of The University of Auckland students will learn to both preserve the past and nurture progress as you focus on your chosen discipline and prepare to enter a changing music industry. 

You’ll learn from some of the finest instrument teachers in the country, as well as recognised music historians and composers. Our partnerships with industry organisations will give you contact with leading local and international musicians.

Through your involvement in our many small and large ensembles, tutorials and studio classes, you’ll develop strong collaborative skills and grow your confidence.


As a graduate you’ll have the skills and expertise to pursue a wide range of career opportunities in New Zealand and overseas. Building a career on stage is a common goal, but the music industry runs on more than performers and composers. There is a collection of people who keep the industry moving, such as writers, managers, producers and teachers.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Arranger/composer
  • Arts administrator/manager/director
  • Conductor
  • Music director
  • Music journalist
  • Performer
  • Radio/television/digital media/recording producer
  • Sound engineer

Programme Structure

Specializations include:

  • Creative Practice: Classical
  • Creative Practice: Composition
  • Creative Practice: Jazz  
  • Creative Practice: Popular Music
  • Music Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum total score of 24.
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level. You must have completed a minimum of three A-Level subjects with at least a 'C' grade or higher. General Studies or similar general papers cannot be included.
  • Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    27094 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27094 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4510 USD per year during 36 months.
  • Domestic students: NZ$6,310.80 – $7,279.20 per year
  • International students: NZ$37,895 per year 

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /month
Living costs

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.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 3 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

University of Auckland


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!

Tuition fee settings