Our courses

You can search all available New Zealand School of Music (NZSM) courses on the online course finder.


All courses have a NZSM subject code and a three digit course code.

  • CMPO—Composition
  • MUSC—Music Studies
  • PERF—Performance
  • NZSM—NZSM specific courses (400 level and above)

The first digit denotes the level (eg 1 = 100, 2 = 200 ...). The remainder identifies the specific course.

All courses have a title, a course description and a points value. For example—MUSC 106 Music, Culture, Experience (20 points).

Independent Study Projects

Independent Study Projects (ISPs) are available under exceptional circumstances and must be approved by the Director NZSM. Students wishing to enrol in instrumental or vocal second study courses must also apply using the NZSM ISP application form (DOCX 191KB).

Find out more about Independent Study Projects.

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