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NATIONAL DIPLOMA: VOCAL ART: CHORAL TRAINING
Campus where offered: Arts Campus

Important notification to new applicants:
Students who intend to enrol for this qualification for the first time in 2017 should note that it will not be possible to continue with any Baccalaureus Technologiae as from 2020, since it is being replaced by qualifications aligned with the newly-implemented Higher Education Qualification Sub-Framework. Potential students are advised to consult the University's website for any new qualifications which might not be published in this Prospectus.

Admission requirement(s) and selection criteria:
FOR APPLICANTS WHO OBTAINED A SENIOR CERTIFICATE BEFORE 2008:
Admission requirement(s):

A Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification.

Selection criteria:
Applicants must pass an audition and an interview, as well as admission tests in language proficiency and rudimentary music theory. Audition dates are available from the department. Applicants must call to make an appointment. The most recent academic results should be submitted on the day of the audition.

FOR APPLICANTS WHO OBTAINED A NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE IN OR AFTER 2008:
Admission requirement(s):

A National Senior Certificate with a bachelor’s degree or a diploma endorsement, or an equivalent qualification, with an achievement level of at least 3 for English (home language or first additional language).

Selection criteria:
To be considered for this qualification, applicants must have an Admission Points Score (APS) of at least 18.

Assessment procedures:
Applicants with an APS of 18 and more will be invited for an audition and a structured interview with a panel. The APS will contribute 50% to the final admission score, vocal potential will contribute 35%, performance quality will contribute 25% and communication skills will contribute 20%.


FOR APPLICANTS WITH A NATIONAL CERTIFICATE (VOCATIONAL):
Admission requirement(s):

A National Certificate (Vocational) with at least 50% for English (home language or first additional language) and 50% for Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy, 50% for Life Orientation (excluded for APS calculation), 60% for any other three compulsory vocational subjects and 50% for the fourth subject.

Selection criteria:
To be considered for this qualification, applicants must have an Admission Points Score (APS) of at least 27.

Minimum duration:  Three years.

Presentation:  Day classes.

Intake for the qualification:  January only.

Exclusion and readmission:  See Chapter 2 of Students’ Rules and Regulations.

General:  Students must be in possession of a portable CD player to use during their training.

Closing date for application: 31 July.

Approximate first-year class fees: R44 770.

Additional costs: Please enquire at the department.

Possible careers: Choir leader, entrepreneur, classically trained opera singer, singer/choral conductor, singer/voice pedagogue, professional solo singer, teacher, entrepreneur.


NATIONAL DIPLOMA: VOCAL ART: PEDAGOGY
Campus where offered: Arts Campus

Important notification to new applicants:
Students who intend to enrol for this qualification for the first time in 2017 should note that it will not be possible to continue with any Baccalaureus Technologiae as from 2020, since it is being replaced by qualifications aligned with the newly-implemented Higher Education Qualification Sub-Framework. Potential students are advised to consult the University's website for any new qualifications which might not be published in this Prospectus.

Admission requirement(s) and selection criteria:
FOR APPLICANTS WHO OBTAINED A SENIOR CERTIFICATE BEFORE 2008:
Admission requirement(s):

A Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification.

Selection criteria:
Applicants must pass an audition and an interview, as well as admission tests in language proficiency and rudimentary music theory. Audition dates are available from the department. Applicants must call to make an appointment. The most recent academic results should be submitted on the day of the audition.

FOR APPLICANTS WHO OBTAINED A NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE IN OR AFTER 2008:
Admission requirement(s):

A National Senior Certificate with a bachelor’s degree or a diploma endorsement, or an equivalent qualification, with an achievement level of at least 3 for English (home language or first additional language).

Selection criteria:
To be considered for this qualification, applicants must have an Admission Points Score (APS) of at least 18.

Assessment procedures:
Applicants with an APS of 18 and more will be invited for an audition and a structured interview with a panel. The APS will contribute 50% to the final admission score, vocal potential will contribute 35%, performance quality will contribute 25% and communication skills will contribute 20%.


FOR APPLICANTS WITH A NATIONAL CERTIFICATE (VOCATIONAL):
Admission requirement(s):

A National Certificate (Vocational) with at least 50% for English (home language or first additional language) and 50% for Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy, 50% for Life Orientation (excluded for APS calculation), 60% for any other three compulsory vocational subjects and 50% for the fourth subject.

Selection criteria:
To be considered for this qualification, applicants must have an Admission Points Score (APS) of at least 27.

Minimum duration: Three years.

Presentation: Day classes.

Intake for the qualification: January only.

Exclusion and readmission: See Chapter 2 of Students’ Rules and Regulations.

General: Students must be in possession of portable CD player to use during their training.

Closing date for application: 31 July.

Approximate first-year class fees: R44 770.

Additional costs: Please enquire at the department.

Possible careers: Choir leader, entrepreneur, classically trained opera singer, singer/choral conductor, singer/voice pedagogue, professional solo singer, teacher, entrepreneur.



NATIONAL DIPLOMA: VOCAL ART: PERFORMANCE
Campus where offered: Arts Campus

Important notification to new applicants:
Students who intend to enrol for this qualification for the first time in 2017 should note that it will not be possible to continue with any Baccalaureus Technologiae as from 2020, since it is being replaced by qualifications aligned with the newly-implemented Higher Education Qualification Sub-Framework. Potential students are advised to consult the University's website for any new qualifications which might not be published in this Prospectus.

Admission requirement(s) and selection criteria:
FOR APPLICANTS WHO OBTAINED A SENIOR CERTIFICATE BEFORE 2008:
Admission requirement(s):

A Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification.

Selection criteria:
Applicants must pass an audition and an interview, as well as admission tests in language proficiency and rudimentary music theory. Audition dates are available from the department. Applicants must call to make an appointment. The most recent academic results should be submitted on the day of the audition.

FOR APPLICANTS WHO OBTAINED A NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE IN OR AFTER 2008:
Admission requirement(s):

A National Senior Certificate with a bachelor’s degree or a diploma endorsement, or an equivalent qualification, with an achievement level of at least 3 for English (home language or first additional language).

Selection criteria:
To be considered for this qualification, applicants must have an Admission Points Score (APS) of at least 18.

Assessment procedures:
Applicants with an APS of 18 and more will be invited for an audition and a structured interview with a panel. The APS will contribute 50% to the final admission score, vocal potential will contribute 35%, performance quality will contribute 25% and communication skills will contribute 20%.


FOR APPLICANTS WITH A NATIONAL CERTIFICATE (VOCATIONAL):
Admission requirement(s):

A National Certificate (Vocational) with at least 50% for English (home language or first additional language) and 50% for Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy, 50% for Life Orientation (excluded for APS calculation), 60% for any other three compulsory vocational subjects and 50% for the fourth subject.

Selection criteria:
To be considered for this qualification, applicants must have an Admission Points Score (APS) of at least 27.

Minimum duration:  Three years.

Presentation: Day classes.

Intake for the qualification:  January only.

General:  Students must be in possession of portable CD player to use during their training.

Closing date for application: 31 July.

Approximate first-year class fees: R44 770.

Additional costs: Please enquire at the department.

Possible careers: Choir leader, entrepreneur, classically trained opera singer, singer/choral conductor, singer/voice pedagogue, professional solo singer, teacher, entrepreneur.

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Link to the: 2017 Prospectus
Link to Important notice on the revision of qualifications

Contact details
The Departmental Administrator
Tel: +27 12 382 6595/6018
E-mail:
artsinfo@tut.ac.za  

 
All information is subject to change without further notice.