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Bachelor of Commercial Music (Music Technology)

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree

Duration

3 years

Next start date

Expected

Summary

Specialise in Music Technology for your Bachelor of Commercial Music at Massey

You’ll study musical interface and interaction development, electronics, and concepts for developing new musical interfaces.

Once we know you have the basics, you will be designing and building your own instruments and applications.

Master microphone techniques and sound design. Learn how to operate leading industry equipment, work with musicians to capture great recordings, and mixing and mastering techniques to produce professional quality recordings.

You’ll also learn live light and sound skills, including how to operate small and large scale PAs, and design and qualification advanced lighting and projection rigs. We’ll teach you about all aspects of live, venue-based industry requirements.

Engage critically with the music industry, considering the philosophy, politics and economics of commercial music, and how it can be disrupted through new models.

Further study

Extend your study with postgraduate research in the Bachelor of Commercial Music (Honours), or take a creative product or idea to market in the Master of Creative Enterprise.

A Bachelor of Commercial Music in Music Technology is a good fit if you:

want hands-on experience in world-class production facilities

like experimenting with music gear and new technology

want to be able to record and produce music like a pro.

Entry criteria

All students must meet university entrance requirements to be admitted to the University. To be admitted to an undergraduate qualification, you will need a minimum level of academic achievement from school, or another university or tertiary institution.

Specific requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for the Bachelor of Commercial Music, outside of university admission regulations.

We recommend you join us for a consultation if you're applying for Music Technology major, to make sure it's right for you.

Register for an audition or optional consultation

Application due date

15 February 2021

International English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS - 6.0 overall and minimum 5.5 in each band
  • TOEFL iBT - Overall score 80, minimum 19 in Writing
  • Cambridge English - B2 First, or B2 First for schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill.
  • NCEL - Level 4 (Academic)
  • PTE - 50 overall and minimum 42 in each communicative skills
  • LanguageCert - C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill

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