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The Degree of Bachelor of Music (Honours) – BMus(Hons)

The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.

Admission

1 In order to be admitted to this programme, a student must have:

a completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Music from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage II, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

and

b approval from the Head of School of Music.

2 A student who has not completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Music but who has:

a passed courses with a total value of at least 340 points for that degree

and

b a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage II, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

may, with the written approval of the Head of School of Music, enrol for this degree concurrently with the remaining courses for the Degree of Bachelor of Music. The Degree of Bachelor of Music (Honours) will not be awarded until the requirements for the Bachelor of Music have been completed.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student enrolled for this degree must:

a pass courses with a total value of 120 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Bachelors Honours Postgraduate Degrees.

4 The total enrolment for this degree must not exceed 160 points.

Structure and Content

5 A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Bachelor of Music (Honours) Schedule.

6 Up to 30 points may be substituted from other 700 level courses offered at this University, with the approval of all Heads of Departments concerned.

7 The programme for each student must be approved by the Graduate Adviser of Music and the Head of School of Music prior to enrolment.

8 A student admitted to this programme must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity Course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

Practical Requirements

9 In any course that includes performance work of a practical nature a student must comply with the requirements for that course as specified by the Head of School of Music.

Dissertation

10 a A dissertation, when included in the programme, is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative, on the recommendation of the Head of School of Music.

b The dissertation topic must be approved by the Head of School of Music prior to enrolment.

c The dissertation must be completed and submitted as specified in the General Regulations – Bachelors Honours Postgraduate Degrees.

Enrolment for Two Programmes

11 This degree may not be studied at the same time as another degree, unless special permission is given by Senate or its representative.

Variations

12 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.

Honours

13 a This degree may be awarded only where a student’s overall grade for the Degree of Bachelor of Music (Honours) is sufficiently high to deserve Honours.

b Should a student fail to qualify for the award of the Degree of Bachelor of Music (Honours), Senate or its representative may approve the reassignment of points towards the Graduate Diploma in Music or Postgraduate Diploma in Music.

14 Where the standard specified in Regulation 13a is achieved, Honours will be awarded as specified in the General Regulations – Bachelors Honours Postgraduate Degrees.

Commencement

15 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2020. The 2012 regulations for the Bachelor of Music (Honours) are therefore repealed.

Bachelor of Music (Honours) (BMus(Hons)) Schedule

Subjects available:

Requirement:

15 points: MUS 743

30 points from MUS 707, 710, 720, 724, 737, 747, 767, 770, 780

30 points from MUS 711, 729, 738, 742, 768

15 points from MUS 701, 752, 753, 754, 755, 756, 760

a further 30 points from MUS 701–790


Classical Performance

The BMus(Hons) in Classical Performance was suspended in 2019. Students who have a current enrolment in this subject should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

Prerequisite: A major in Classical Performance

Requirement:

60 points: MUS 720, 721

60 points from MUS 701–790, ANTHRO 727, 728, 733, 753


Composition

The BMus(Hons) in Composition was suspended in 2019. Students who have a current enrolment in this subject should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

Prerequisite: A major in Composition

Requirement:

60 points: MUS 710, and 714 or 715

60 points from MUS 701–790, ANTHRO 727, 728, 733, 753


Jazz Performance

The BMus(Hons) in Jazz Performance was suspended in 2019. Students who have a current enrolment in this subject should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

Prerequisite: A major in Jazz Performance

Requirement:

90 points: MUS 770, 771, 772, 773

30 points from MUS 701–790, ANTHRO 727, 728, 733, 753


Musicology

The BMus(Hons) in Musicology was withdrawn in 2019.


Studio Pedagogy

The BMus(Hons) in Studio Pedagogy was suspended in 2019. Students who have a current enrolment in this subject should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

Prerequisite: A major in Classical Performance

Requirement:

90 points: MUS 724, 725, 741, 761

30 points from MUS 701–790, ANTHRO 727, 728, 733, 753

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