Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Music (BMus)

1.   The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
Admission
2.   Candidates for the Degree must have qualified for admission to the University of Waikato and met any criteria set out in the Criteria for Admission to Particular Qualifications.
3.   Candidates must be accepted by the Chairperson of Music or delegated authority.
Requirements for the Degree
4.   The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Degree is three years.
5.   Candidates must enrol in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and follow an approved programme of study.
6.   Candidates must gain 360 points at 100, 200, 300, and 400 levels, including at least 240 points above 100 level and 80 points above 200 level.
7.   Candidates must complete at least three streams of Music study by passing papers at 100, 200, and 300 levels in each stream. Candidates taking Performance must complete four streams. Compulsory papers and stream requirements are prescribed in the Music entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
  Streams
      Chamber Music
      Composition
      Digital Music
      Māori Musical Instruments in Traditional and Contemporary Contexts
      Māori Song and Dance in Traditional and Contemporary Contexts
      Performance
      Performance Techniques
      Popular Music
      Western Music History
8.   Candidates may take up to 70 points from subjects other than Music.
9.   Candidates must gain at least 90 points at 100 or 200 level across three streams before taking Music papers above 200 level.
Variations
10.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.

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