2014 Domestic Student Fees

All fees include GST
Programmes are 120 points except where specified
Annual Fee
2014 fee
per point

Foundation Certificate – 72 points



Bachelor of Music – BMus



Bachelor of Music with Honours – BMus(Hons)






Graduate Diploma in Music – GDipMus



Master of Music – MMus



Artist Diploma



Master of Music Therapy Year 1



Master of Music Therapy Year 2



Post Graduate Diploma in Music – PGDipMus



Master of Musical Arts – MMA



Doctor of Musical Arts – DMA



Doctor of Philosophy in Music – PhD



2014 International student fees

Course of study
2013 Annual Fee
incl GST

Foundation Certificate (72 points)


Undergraduate (BMus) 


Postgraduate (except PhD) 


PhD (note: International PhD students pay domestic fees) $7,187

As Victoria University of Wellington is the institute of enrolment for NZSM, please use their online fees calculator [opens in a new window] to work out your exact fees and levies.

How to pay fees

Victoria University of Wellington has been contracted to receive fees payments on behalf of the New Zealand School of Music. See more information on how to pay your fees [opens in a new window].

Students Services and Related Fees

Different non-tuition fees and levies are applicable depending on the campus you are predominately studying at.

NZSM Combined Student Services Levy (Kelburn & Mount Cook NZSM based students): $690.00

NZSM Combined Student Services Fee replaces the Massey & Victoria Student Services levies and the Massey Enrolment Fee. The levy is a contribution towards student support services delivered by and through Victoria and Massey Universities to support and facilitate the best academic outcomes for all students.
Additional payment may be required to access some goods, services or amenities.
For details regarding students that qualify for reduced Student Service Levy rates – please refer to the Victoria University Student Service Levy Policy.

Student Assistance Levy (No GST) (Kelburn & Mount Cook based NZSM students):  $24 for all students
This levy is used to assist students suffering exceptional financial hardship.

Massey Building Levy (Albany based NZSM students): $366.00
Massey Enrolment Fee (Albany based NZSM students): $51.40
Massey Student Services Levy (Albany based NZSM students): varies depending on number of points studied. Please see the following link: Massey non-tuition Fees


As Victoria University is the institute of enrolment for NZSM, if you want to enquire about your fees contact one of the following:
Tel: 04 463 5484
Fax: 04 463 5427
Email: student-finance@vuw.ac.nz