Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Science

Studying for a BSc as you develop and extend your skills in the BMus will equip you for a wide variety of employment options after you graduate, including audiology, music science research, video game sound design, music software and sound engineering.

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 Music courses and 255 points from Bachelor of Science 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
  • CIE – 230
  • 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 – 2018

Estimated annual tuition fees for domestic students 2018: NZ$6750–NZ$7785.45. Course fees relate to the actual courses you are taking, but should be within this range. Fees per point will be 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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