Master of Music - Award Regulations - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

The Degree of Master of Music (MMus - 120 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.

Regulations for the Degree of Master of Music

These regulations must be read in conjunction with the General Regulations for the University.

1.
Version

These Regulations came into force on 1 January 2018.

2.
Variations

In exceptional circumstances the Dean of Arts (Academic) may approve a personal programme of study which does not conform to these regulations.

3.
The structure of the qualification
To qualify for the Degree of Master of Music a student must pass one of:
(a)
MUSI 692 MMus Performance, or
(b)
MUSI 693 MMus Composition
4.
Admission to the qualification
To be admitted to the Master of Music a student must have:
(a)
either
i.
completed the course for the Degree of Bachelor of Music with Honours with a B average grade, or
ii.
been admitted under the regulations for admission with Academic Equivalent Standing as entitled to enrol for the Degree of Master of Music; and
(b)
been approved as a student for the degree by the Dean of Arts (Academic), on the recommendation of the Head of Music.
(c)
In special cases, the Dean of Arts (Academic) will determine the conditions under which a student who does not meet regulations 4(a) may be admitted.
5.
Subjects

The subject for this degree is Music.

6.
Time limits
The time limits for this qualification are:
(a)
12 months full-time, or
(b)
24 months part-time.
(c)
MUSI 692 or 693 must be submitted by such date as may be prescribed by the Dean of Arts (Academic) unless an exemption is granted.
7.
Transfers of credit, substitutions and cross-credits

This qualification adheres to the General Conditions for Credit and Transfer Regulations for the University, with no additional stipulations.

8.
Progression

This qualification adheres to the General Regulations for the University, with no additional stipulations.

9.
Honours, Distinction and Merit

This qualification adheres to the General Regulations for the University and may be awarded with distinction and merit.

10.
Pathways to other qualifications

There are no advancing or exit qualifications for this degree.

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