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Programme: Bachelor of Music Honours

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Code Faculty Department
01242013 Faculty of Humanities Department: School of the Arts
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 120 NQF level:  08

Programme information

The duration of this programme is one academic year.

Admission requirements

  1. Relevant bachelor’s degree 
  2. A weighted average of at least 65% in Music at final-year level
  3. An admissions essay/examination may be required

Note: Additional work/modules may be required in order to reach the desired level of competency

Additional requirements

Completion of an admissions test.

General information

University of Pretoria Programme Qualification Mix (PQM) verification project

The higher education sector has undergone an extensive alignment to the Higher Education Qualification Sub-Framework (HEQF) across all institutions in South Africa. In order to comply with the HEQSF, all institutions are legally required to participate in a national initiative led by regulatory bodies such as the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), the Council on Higher Education (CHE), and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The University of Pretoria is presently engaged in an ongoing effort to align its qualifications and programmes with the HEQSF criteria. Current and prospective students should take note that changes to UP qualification and programme names, may occur as a result of the HEQSF initiative. Students are advised to contact their faculties if they have any questions.

Minimum credits: 120

Elective modules

Select two elective modules.

Core modules

Elective modules

  • Module content:

    Music communication practice focuses on practical musical skills for facilitating music groups in varied contexts, African music, working as a community musician and developing skills to advise on the use of music in media and marketing. Students enrolled for MCS 701 must take MCS 702.

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  • Module content:

    Music communication theory covers innate musicality, musicing, music and identity, community music, social institutions and movements, group theory and music in media and marketing. Students enrolled for MCS 702 must take MCS701.

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University of Pretoria Programme Qualification Mix (PQM) verification project
The higher education sector has undergone an extensive alignment to the Higher Education Qualification Sub-Framework (HEQF) across all institutions in South Africa. In order to comply with the HEQSF, all institutions are legally required to participate in a national initiative led by regulatory bodies such as the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), the Council on Higher Education (CHE), and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The University of Pretoria is presently engaged in an ongoing effort to align its qualifications and programmes with the HEQSF criteria. Current and prospective students should take note that changes to UP qualification and programme names, may occur as a result of the HEQSF initiative. Students are advised to contact their faculties if they have any questions.

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