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Program: DMus (Composition)

Code Faculty Department
01262006 Faculty of Humanities Department: School of the Arts
Credits Duration NQF level SAQA ID
Minimum duration of study: 2 jaar Totale krediete: 360 NQF level:  10 SAQA ID:  8863

Programinligting

This programme focuses on composition. The degree is also conferred for original creative work.

Admission requirements

  1. Relevant master’s degree
  2. A weighted average of at least 65% for the research component of the master’s degree

Additional requirements

  • An acceptable level of proficiency in English or Afrikaans is required. 

Minimum krediete: 360

Core modules

  • Module-inhoud:

    Thesis and portfolio of original compositions in a contemporary, jazz, popular or indigenous style. Multi-movement work for large orchestra (with/without soloists); or Concerto for soloist/s and orchestra; Song cycle (with accompaniment); Multi-movement chamber work; Substantial work for keyboard instrument or instrumental work with keyboard accompaniment; Work for chorus (with accompaniment). Minimum duration of portfolio: 75 minutes.

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