New Zealand Certificate in Music
Level 4

New Zealand Certificate in Music (Level 4)

  • NMIT is part of Te Pūkenga

    This means that you will now graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more

  • Locations and dates


    17 February 2025
  • Study options

    Full-time and part-time study options available

  • Length

    40 weeks full-time including six weeks of study breaks

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    2024: $7,032 plus $246 Student Services Levy

    Compulsory Student Services Levy applies (2024; $2.05 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.

  • National qualification code


Start your career in music here...

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Discover your future as a musician, sound engineer, songwriter, music producer, teacher or sound technician with this one-year programme.

Or you can also pathway from this one year qualification onto the second year of the New Zealand Diploma in Music.

State of the art facilities

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.

What will I learn?

Sound Production

These courses are designed to prepare you for live and studio sound production.

  • In MUS401 Sound Production Fundamentals you will explore a range of audio techniques and develop practical skills for elementary recorded and live music sound production.
  • In MUS402 Live and Studio Sound Production Techniques you will apply essential audio techniques and demonstrate practical skills in recorded and live sound production.







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