MUS1000 - Music - NCEA Level 1 (course endorsement available)

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What is Music?

Music is a fundamental form of personal and cultural expression. By making, sharing and responding to music, ākonga have opportunities to nurture their own creative potential as well as lay a foundation for lifelong enjoyment of and participation in music.

What this course involves

This course is strongly based on the passions and interests of the learner. It builds on performance skills on an instrument, including voice. You can work in a group or as a soloist, in anything from Punk to Kapa Haka. It provides a broad range of experiences including; understanding music in context, playing, composing, and re-creating music. You will be introduced to technologies for writing, capturing and producing original musical ideas.

Delivery Modes

Recommended prior learning

No prior learning needed.

National qualifications available in this course

Standard Description Version Credits Assessment L1 Lit/Num UE Lit/Num Vocational Pathways
32300 Demonstrate and apply introductory knowledge of MIDI sequencing 1 2 Internal
32301 Demonstrate and apply introductory knowledge of a music notation application 1 2 Internal
91948 Use music skills in a music style 3 5 Internal
91949 Demonstrate music performance skills 3 5 Internal
91950 Demonstrate understanding of music in relation to contexts 3 5 External
91951 Shape music ideas to create an original composition 3 5 External