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Degree

Master of Music in Composition

master

Degree

Master of Music in Composition

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $18,646 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 Music in Composition

Graduate student composers have occasions to hear their works in regularly scheduled concerts as well as in their degree recitals. The UBC Symphony performs or reads students' orchestra pieces from time to time and the choirs are all active in presenting student works. The computer music studio is of considerable scope and is open to students on a 24-hour basis. Visit the Composition Division page for additional program information.

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 Music in Composition (MMUS)

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

$29,346

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,536
Accommodation 1 bed room $10,700
Tuition 1 person $18,646

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.20 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

1) Portfolio 
2) Transcripts 
3) Language Proficiency (If Applicable)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
22
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
22
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

B.Mus. degree in composition, or acceptable equivalent Course Requirements: Studies in composition, music history, music theory, and performance commensurate with those of the undergraduate curriculum at UBC, or equivalents.

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