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NCEA 1 MUB

11 Beginner Music

This is a course for those who have an interest in Music but who have not yet had an opportunity to do any formal Music Learning.

External
Credits

0

Internal
Credits

0

Fee
Contribution

0

Open
Entry
NCEA 1 11DRA

11 Drama

This course introduces you to the fundamental performance skills needed: drama techniques, conventions and elements. You learn about the history of theatre, while developing your performance confidence and script-writing skills.

External
Credits

04

Internal
Credits

18

Fee
Contribution

0

Open
Entry
NCEA 1 11FTV

11 Film Studies

In this course you will gain knowledge and understanding of film through the study of a genre. You will also write a variety of media texts and plan and produce your own short film product.

External
Credits

04

Internal
Credits

16

Fee
Contribution

0

Open
Entry
NCEA 1 DSE

11 Intermediate/ Advanced Dance

Learn and develop dance technique in a variety of styles, choreographic skills and build your performance confidence.

External
Credits

04

Internal
Credits

20

Fee
Contribution

0

Entry
Requirements

Previous Dance or Drama experience an advantage

NCEA 1&2&3 MUB

12 Beginner Music

This is a course for those who have an interest in Music but who have not yet had an opportunity to do any formal Music Learning.

External
Credits

0

Internal
Credits

0

Fee
Contribution

0

Open
Entry
NCEA 2 12DRA

12 Drama

This course builds on the skills learnt in Level 1, with a stronger emphasis on the social and political aspects of theatre. You explore the principles and conventions of Epic Theatre and perform in a major production at the end of the year.

External
Credits

04

Internal
Credits

18

Fee
Contribution

0

Entry
Requirements

12 Level 1 Drama credits, Interview upon enrolment

Students enrolled in 12Drama must be enrolled in 12English with Drama. The work you do in 12DRA directly relates to the work you do in 12English with Drama.

NCEA 2 12EDR

12 English with Drama

This English course is designed specifically for Drama students. You will study & write a range of scripts and watch and review plays. Students will the opportunity to gain UE literacy. In order to take this class you must be enrolled in 12DRA.

External
Credits

4

Internal
Credits

16

Fee
Contribution

0

Entry
Requirements

10 level 1 English credits, including one writing-based standard plus entry to 12 DRA

Students enrolled in 12English with Drama must be enrolled in 12DRA. The work you do in 12English with Drama directly relates to the work you do in YR12 Drama.

NCEA 2 12FTV

12 Film Studies

In this course you will build knowledge and understanding of film through the study of a genre, and a topic of film theory. You will also write a screenplay and plan and produce your own short film product.

External
Credits

04

Internal
Credits

16

Fee
Contribution

0

Open
Entry
NCEA 2&3 12/13STC

12/13 Stage Craft

This course introduces you to the technical skills needed to direct and produce theatre and film projects. It also helps you develop the practical skills needed for make up, costume and prop design.

External
Credits

0

Internal
Credits

23

Fee
Contribution

0

Entry
Requirements

Interview upon enrolment

NCEA 3 13DRA

13 Drama

This course builds on the skills learnt in Level 2, with a stronger focus on how to become a professional performer. Explore a variety of theatre styles through performing and scripting your own work. You also perform in a major production at the end of the year.

External
Credits

04

Internal
Credits

18

Fee
Contribution

0

Entry
Requirements

Level 2 Drama and 10 credits in a L2 language-rich subject including one writing-based standard

NCEA 3 13FIP

13 Film Production

This course allows you to explore the artistic and technical aspects of film making – focusing on the planning, production and post-production roles of producing a film product.

External
Credits

0

Internal
Credits

23

Fee
Contribution

0

Open
Entry
NCEA 3 13FTV

13 Film Studies

In this course you will build knowledge and understanding of film through the study of a genre, an exploration of film history, and a topic of film theory. You will also write a screenplay and plan and produce your own short film product.

External
Credits

04

Internal
Credits

16

Fee
Contribution

0

Entry
Requirements

At least 1 level 2 writing-based standard

NCEA 3 13MUS

13 Music

This course extends the skills learned in Level 2 with a wide range of options available in performance and written music.

External
Credits

08

Internal
Credits

26

Fee
Contribution

0

Entry
Requirements

Students must be able to play an instrument and/or read music. Interview and audition as required.

NCEA Pre-Tertiary

Hagley Dance Project

Are you passionate about performing and dance? Are you looking for the great pathway for high level dance training?

External
Credits

0

Internal
Credits

0

Fee
Contribution

$40 under 17, $400 19+

Entry
Requirements

Age 17+ plus application, interview and audition

NCEA 3 13HDP

Hagley Dance Project

Take your Dance training to the next level. Extend your Dance technique choreography and performance experience to prepare for tertiary studies. This is for students who are experienced in dance who are able to work at a higher level.

External
Credits

04

Internal
Credits

18

Fee
Contribution

0

Entry
Requirements

Interview and audition

Full-Time

NCEA 2&3

School of Music

Are you into performing and playing music? Are you looking for a course to enable you to be a full-time musician? These courses have been designed for students who have a passion, ability and a strong interest in a career in music. It enables them to fully immerse themselves while working toward a National Certificate in Music and NCEA Levels 2 or 3.

Hours Per
week

L2-20, L3-16

Qualification

- National Certificate in Music Level 2 or 3 - NCEA Level 2 or 3 - Numeracy and UE Literacy - University Entrance (14+ credits in each of Music, Media Studies and one selected subject)

Cost

220

Entry
Requirements

Application, interview and audition

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