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master

Degree

Master of Arts in Music, Emphasis Musicology

master

Degree

Master of Arts in Music, Emphasis Musicology

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $8,952 CAD

  • Application fee

    $168 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    76 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-December-2021 2021-12-01

Overview

Master of Arts in Music, Emphasis Musicology

The M.A. and Ph.D. programs in musicology at the UBC School of Music offer students advanced training leading to professional careers in teaching and scholarly research. Graduate students enjoy a program that balances sound historical methods with critical interpretation, and forges interdisciplinary connections to music theory, ethnomusicology, and the humanities in general. The musicology faculty’s areas of expertise range from Medieval repertories through music of the 21st century, and represent a variety of scholarly approaches and critical methods.

Program Components: Coursework + Thesis required

Supervision

Students in research-based programs usually require a faculty member to function as their supervisor. Please follow the instructions provided by each program whether applicants should contact faculty members.

Instructions regarding supervisor contact for Master of Arts in Music, Emphasis Musicology (MA)

Applicants should browse faculty profiles and indicate in their application who they are interested in working with. No commitment from a supervisor prior to applying is necessary, but contacting faculty members is encouraged.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$19,652

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,536
Accommodation 1 bed room $10,700
Tuition 1 person $8,952

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.20 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

1) A paper, or papers, dealing with some aspect of musicology that is representative of your work to date.
2) Statement of Intent
3) Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
4) Transcripts

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

93
23
listening
22
writing
22
speaking
23
reading

PTE

65
60
listening
60
writing
60
speaking
60
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
"Possess a “first-class average” (or established equivalent) in a degree deemed as an eligible basis for admission, OR have academic qualifications that would have ranked them in the top 33% of students admitted to the graduate program to which they are applying, for the year prior to the date of their application.
Have English language proficiency, demonstrated via an accepted test, that can reasonably be expected to be brought up to the standard required by the graduate program to which the student has applied by completing ELI (or accepted equivalent) training in no more than one year.
Be recommended for the Conditional Admission Program by a UBC graduate program.
Students admitted via the Conditional Admission Program are not allowed to make academic progress toward their graduate degrees before they successfully complete the English language training program and are admitted without condition to the graduate program.
Note to graduate programs: Students cannot be admitted to the Conditional Admission Program through eVision. They must be admitted through the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies via a manual letter. Please contact G+PS for information.

The GRE is not required.

Academic background and requirement

A B.Mus or B.A. degree with completion of specific courses. Course Requirements: The candidate must possess a B.Mus. or B.A. degree which entails completion of the following U.B.C. courses or their equivalents: Music 100/101/105, 200/201/205, 300, and two of 410-415, 120/121, 220/221 and 241. In addition, at least three of the upper level history courses (350, 352, 353, 354, 355, 356, 357) are essential.

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