Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Music

Studying for a BCom as you develop and extend your skills in the BMus will equip you for a wide variety of employment options after you graduate, from arts management and publishing to working in the huge global music business.

As well as advancing your musical expertise and knowledge, a conjoint degree with music promotes creative and independent thinking, sought-after qualities in any industry. You can major in Classical Performance, Composition, Jazz Performance, Musicology or Popular Music, supported by leading artists, researchers and facilities.

Programme structure

A total of 540 points comprising 255 points from Bachelor of Commerce courses and 255 points from Bachelor of Music courses. For more information, visit the University Calendar.


4 years

Guaranteed entry requirements

Subject to the qualitative evaluation of an audition/composition portfolio and/or statement of musical background.

  • NCEA – 210 with a minimum of 16 credits in each of three subjects from Table A and/or Table B
  • CIE – 230 with three subjects from Table A and/or Table B
  • IB – 28

To find out how to gain entry to the University of Auckland and the qualifications you require for admission into programmes please visit Entry requirements.

Fees – 2017

Estimated annual tuition fees for domestic students in 2016: NZ$6988 – NZ$7483.

Your exact tuition fees will relate to the courses you choose, but are likely to be within this range. Fees per point are charged at the rate set for that subject irrespective of the qualification the course is taken for. In addition to tuition fees, you will also pay a Student Services fee. In 2018, if you are enrolled in 135 points, you will pay a fee of $915.30.

Find out more about Fees and money matters.

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