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UCT Teacher’s Licentiate Diploma in Music: Foundation Requirements

The requirements for undertaking the University of Cape Town (UCT) Teacher’s Licentiate Diploma in Music: Foundation.

The South African College of Music offers training in a range of orchestral instruments, piano, voice, African music and jazz. The College boasts several string, wind, jazz and percussion ensembles as well as choirs, a symphony orchestra and Jazz Big Band. In addition the Opera School annually presents a season of opera performances. All students are required either to play in the orchestras or bands or sing in the choirs, at the discretion of the Director.

Students who complete diploma or degree courses are ready to enter the profession of music either as teachers, singers or instrumentalists in Western Classical Music, Jazz Studies or African Music and Dance. Careers open to diplomates and graduates include orchestral playing, opera and oratorio singing, programme compiling for broadcasting networks, librarianship, performance, and education.

The wide range of programmes offered includes: ethnomusicology; performance studies in classical music and opera, African music and jazz; musicology (theory and history); music technology; and composition.

Undergraduate Degrees and Diplomas in Music:

Bachelor of Music – General
Bachelor of Music – Performance
Bachelor of Music – Music Technology
Bachelor of Music – Musicology
Bachelor of Music – Composition
Diploma in Music Performance
Advanced Diploma in Music
Advanced Diploma in OperaBachelor of Arts Major in Music
Adv Dip Music
Adv Dip OperaBA
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UCT offers many programmes. If you do not meet up to the requirements of this programme you can consider another programme on the list. Go to >> University of Cape Town Faculties/Programmes.

However, if you meet the requirements and wish to apply to study this course. You can simply check the application processes.

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