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The Degree of Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA - 360 points)
The following regulations apply to students commencing study within the 2018 academic year. For previously published regulations, refer to the Calendar archive (Academic Services website). Find key terms in the Glossary of terms.
These regulations must be read in conjunction with the General Regulations for the University, in particular the Research Course Regulations.
In exceptional circumstances, the Dean of Postgraduate Research may vary these regulations.
To qualify for the Doctor of Musical Arts a student must pass a three-part programme, combining written and practical work in musical composition or performance, having a minimum total value of 360 points.
Requirements (i), (ii), and (iii) for Part III will form the basis of examination for the DMA in Performance.
Requirements (ii), (iii) and (iv) for Part III will form the basis of examination for the DMA in Composition.
The subjects for this degree are Music Performance, and Composition.
Transfers of credit, substitutions and cross-credits are not applicable for this degree.
For a student enrolled for a DMA under this regulation, the date of enrolment and Student – Supervisory Agreement will be backdated to the date at which the Master's research commenced.
A student may appeal against any decision made by the Dean of Postgraduate Research as stipulated in the General Regulations for the University.