Institute of Technology or PolytechnicNelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
Start your career in music here.
This one year programme is designed to give you the skills you need for employment as a musician, sound technician or event management assistant.
Or you can also pathway from this one year qualification onto the second year of the New Zealand Diploma in Music.
What will I learn?
These courses are designed to prepare you for live and studio sound production.
These courses are designed to enable your to learn about music, to write and arrange music and to develop musicianship.
These courses are designed to enable you to build your technical skills, develop attributes for contemporary music performance, increase your knowledge of cultural and industry contexts, and prepare for your own professional practice as contemporary musicians.
Students are required to complete international qualifications equivalent to New Zealand NCEA Level 2. Entry requirements vary from country to country.
Or equivalent knowledge and skills
English language requirements
All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those students whose first language is not English should have an international English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall academic score of at least 5.5 (with at least 5 in each band) issued within the last two years.
In exceptional circumstances, an applicant who does not meet the full entry requirements may be granted admission to the programme on the approval of the Head of Department or delegate if he/she is confident of the applicant’s ability to successfully undertake the programme with a reasonable likelihood of success.