Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Music (BMus)

1.   The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
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, and 300 levels, including at least 225 points above 100 level and 75 points above 200 level.
7.   Candidates must complete the requirements of the specified programme in Music as prescribed in the appendix to these regulations.
8.   Candidates must also complete the requirements of a music stream, as prescribed for that stream in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
9.   Candidates must gain at least 90 points at 100 or 200 level in Music before taking Music papers above 200 level.
10.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
Transitional Arrangements
11.   These regulations apply to all new applicants for the Bachelor of Music from 2018. Students who enrolled in the Bachelor of Music prior to 2018 may complete under the regulations listed in the 2017 Calendar.


Compulsory Papers

MUSIC112 Introduction to Western Music
MUSIC115 Composition 1
MUSIC117 Musicianship 1
MUSIC119 Harmony and Counterpoint 1
MUSIC213 History and Analysis of Music: 1600 - 1800
MUSIC314 History and Analysis of Music: 1800 to the Present
and one of
ARTSC101 Indigenous Social Science Research
ARTSC102 Art <> Effects
ARTSC104 Undergraduate Research Writing for ESL Students
and one of
Any paper offered by the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Studies
ANTHY102 New Zealand and the Pacific
CHINE131 Chinese Language 1: Part A
CHINE132 Chinese Language 2: Part B
FRNCH131 French for Beginners 1: Part A
FRNCH132 French for Beginners 2: Part B
INTLC101 International Languages and Cultures
LINGS131 Describing Language
JAPAN131 Japanese 1: Part A
JAPAN132 Japanese 1: Part B
SPNSH131 Spanish for Beginners 1
SPNSH132 Spanish for Beginners 2
STREL102 World Religions: Contemporary Life and Practice
ANTHY201 Ethnicity and Identity
ANTHY202 Polynesia Ethnography
DSIGN252 Cultural Perspectives for Design
CHINE204 Visualising China
GEOGY219 Māori Lands and Communities
LINGS203 Language, Society and Culture
HISTY225 Indigenous Histories: Narratives, Ethics, and Decoloniality
INTLC221 Understanding East Asia
INTLC222 European and Latin-American Cultures: Tradition & Modernity
MEDIA201 Media in Aotearoa
INTLC380 Study Abroad
INTLC381 Study Abroad 2
INTLC382 Study Abroad 3
and one of
ARTSWaaa Community Projects
ARTSWbbb Industry and Community Competitions
ARTSWccc Entrepreneurships
ARTSWddd Work Placement
ARTSWeee Work-related Project

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