Honours programmes

Entrance requirements

  • Applicants must have a BA Mus or BMus degree.

Course length:

  • One year (minimum)

What does the BMus (Hons) entail?

  • The course offers specialisation in: Musicology, Music Education, Performance (Classical) and Music Technology.
  • The BMus (Honours) is a course that will be presented from 2018 pending South African Qualifications Authority approval.

Auditions for Postgraduate Programmes

An audition is required for the options Practical Music Study (Solo voice / Solo instrument / Accompaniment / Chamber Music / Conducting).

A portfolio of compositions must be submitted when applying for the Composition option.


At the auditions students automatically are considered for a number of Departmental Bursaries.

Apply for Bursary

Should you require additional information, kindly contact the following members of staff:

Post-graduate co-ordinator: Ralf Kohler E-mail: rakohler@sun.ac.za Tel: 021 808 2353