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Bachelor of Recording Arts

Overview

Programme Overview

The Bachelor of Recording Arts is an opportunity to deepen your understanding of the audio and music industries.

The programme is highly practical, involving hands-on experience right from the start, and workplace scenarios where you will learn technical and operative skills, project workflow and management, research skills, documentation and communication with clients and other industry professionals.  The degree provides the opportunity to collaborate with student film practitioners in a unique interdisciplinary creative hub, and culminates in individualised capstone creative projects.

You will meet high profile creative industry professionals up close in small workshops and seminars who give an insight into their perspectives, knowledge and experience.  As well as focussing on further development of music production skills, the programme includes relevant aspects of cultural studies, business management and legal matters.

This degree opens the way to the highest levels of academic education (Master's and PhD).


Who should take this programme?

  • Diploma graduates interested in enhancing their creative production skills
  • Those seeking to broaden their engagement with the wider creative industries
  • Individuals with previous industry experience wishing to expand their scope of business practice
  • Those wishing to pursue academic/research based careers

NZQA Accredited (PC1196)

  • Auckland

Skills

Skills and Outcomes

  • Establish networks
  • Conduct independent academic research
  • Present findings and discuss the implications
  • Interpret and respond to a design brief
  • Create a business plan

Careers

Career Options

  • Concert promoter
  • Publicist
  • Operations manager
  • Sound designer
  • Audio post-production
  • Music producer
  • Electronic musician
  • Marketing
  • Systems designer
  • Consultancy, education and associated careers
  • Studio owner
  • Studio manager
  • A&R executive
  • Digital media entrepreneur
  • Broadcast manager
  • Equipment representative

Courses

Bachelor of Recording Arts
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Academic Research and Writing Techniques
Industry Perspectives, Issues, and Research Techniques
Cultural Perspectives
Business & Legal Studies
Technology and Education
Research Project
Research Project
Academic Research and Writing Techniques
Industry Perspectives, Issues, and Research Techniques
Cultural Perspectives
Business & Legal Studies
Technology and Education
Research Project

Key Info

Entry Requirements
Minimum requirements
To be eligible for admission, domestic students must be 17 years of age, have SC/NCEA level 1 Mathematics and Science and a good command of oral and written English; international students must be18 years of age, have SC/NCEA equivalent qualifications, IELTS Score of 6, hold a Study Visa, or applicants must have successfully completed the Diploma in Audio Engineering (Level 5).

Duration
3 Years
Tuition Fees
Annual
Total Qualification
Student Fees (What you pay)
$10,424
$31,273

Government Tuition Subsidy (What the government pays)
$9,023
$27,068

Total
$19,447
$58,341

Student Loan Information

Student Success
Successful Course Completions
92%

National Graduate Outcomes

(3 Years after Completion)

Median Earnings
$52,333

Earnings range
$42,177 - $61,887

In Employment
81%

In further study
16%

On a benefit
3%

Note:- All KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only.

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