From 1 October 2022, NMIT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga, and you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more
Full-time and part-time study options available
40 weeks full-time including six weeks of study breaks
2023: $6,840 plus $240 Student Services Levy
A Compulsory Student Services Levy applies ($2 per credit).
Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection.
View course details for individual fees.
Start your career in music here...
This one year programme is designed to give you the skills you need for employment as a musician, sound technician or event management assistant.
Or you can also pathway from this one year qualification onto the second year of the New Zealand Diploma in Music.
You will have the opportunity to organise and perform with fellow students in our Johnny Cash performance theatre.
Music students have exclusive use of our recording studios.
Study alongside other creative industries students from Arts, Media, Interior Design and Creative Writing, in our purpose-built Creative Industries building on Nile Street.
These courses are designed to prepare you for live and studio sound production.
These courses are designed to enable your to learn about music, to write and arrange music and to develop musicianship.
These courses are designed to enable you to build your technical skills, develop attributes for contemporary music performance, increase your knowledge of cultural and industry contexts, and prepare for your own professional practice as contemporary musicians.
NMIT Contemporary Music Hour airs from 8-9pm Saturday fortnightly on FreshFM. The show is designed and hosted by NMIT Music students.
Practice your skills; performing, organising and supporting live events throughout your studies.
Recording studios are available for music students during class and for self directed learning.
Music students organise gigs for live performances for all NMIT students and the general public.