Regulations - Creative Arts And Industries

Postgraduate Certificate in Music – PGCertMus

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


1 In order to be admitted to this postgraduate certificate, a student must have completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Music from this University with a Grade Point Average of 3.5 or higher in 75 points at Stage III, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative.

2 In exceptional circumstances, Senate or its representative may approve the admission of a student who has at least three years of relevant, practical, professional or scholarly experience deemed equivalent to the requirements in Regulation 1.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student admitted to this postgraduate certificate must:

a pass courses with a total value of 60 points


b complete within the time specified in the General Regulations – Postgraduate Certificates


c not exceed 90 points for the total enrolment for this postgraduate certificate.

Structure and Content

4 A student enrolled for this postgraduate certificate must complete the requirements as listed in the Postgraduate Certificate in Music Schedule.

5 A student who has previously passed any courses the same as, or similar to, courses required for this degree must substitute (an) alternative course(s) approved by the Head of the School of Music.

6 A student must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity Course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, University Calendar.


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


8 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2021.

Postgraduate Certificate in Music (PGCertMus) Schedule


60 points from MUS 701–703, 707, 710, 711, 714, 715, 720, 722, 723, 724, 726–729, 735–738, 742–744, 747, 748, 750–760, 762–768, 770, 772, 773, 780