COURSE: DIPLOMA IN MUSIC EDUCATION (JAZZ)

Diploma in Music Education (Jazz)
Type:
N/A
Duration:
3 Years Full Time

Introduction


This programme is focused on the developing jazz musician. It offers modules in practical skills on various instruments and also modules in music theory, music in history and society, keyboard skills and improvisation. Modules in the method of teaching provide the student with the skills to teach jazz. Successful students also have the opportunity to enter the BMus or BMus(Ed) programme.


Admission requirements


(Please note that these are the specific programme admission requirements - the university has its own minimum admission requirements.)
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS:

  • Admission Points Score of 30.

  • Minimum NSC requirements for diploma entry must be met.

  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 3 (40-49%).

  • NSC achievement rating of at least 2 (30-39%) for Mathematics or 3 (40-49%) for Mathematical Literacy.

  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 22 and 29 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

  • Candidates who choose Voice as a first instrument must obtain satisfactory results in a voice audition. No prior music training is required for theoretical subjects or instrumental studies.


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:


  • Senior Certificate. 

  • Candidates who choose Voice as a First Instrument must obtain satisfactory results in a voice audition. No prior music training is required for theoretical subjects or instrumental studies.

  • Learners must score at least 27 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.

  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.


For more information on this course: NMMU

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