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master

Degree

Master of Music - Composition

master

Degree

Master of Music - Composition

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    8,874 CAD

  • Application fee

    135 CAD

  • Years of study

    2 years

  • PGWP Duration

    2 years

  • Min required GPA

    3 out of 4

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-September 01-December-2022 01-December-2022

Overview

Master of Music - Composition

The Department of Music offers programs leading to the degrees of Master of Arts, Master of Music, Doctor of Music, and Doctor of Philosophy. The MA and PhD include work in the areas of Musicology, Music Theory, Ethnomusicology, Popular Music, and interdisciplinary music studies. 

The MMus program includes specializations in Performance (keyboard instruments, piano pedagogy, orchestral instruments, wind band conducting, and voice), Choral Conducting, and Composition. 

The DMus program is offered in piano and organ performance, in choral conducting, and in composition, and is considered on an individual basis for applicants in other performance areas.

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$20,310

Total costs

yearly

$7,536

Cost of living

1 person

$3,900

Accommodation

1 bed room

$8,874

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

For the MMus program the Department's minimum admission requirements are a BMus degree with an admission GPA of at least 3.0 on the 4-point scale from the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification and standing from a recognized institution.

Required documents

  • Statement of intent
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • 3 Recommendation Letters
  • A brief summary of personal achievements outside of music (involvement in student government and the university community, involvement in professional societies and volunteerism)
  • Visa and Passport
  • Applicants to the MA and the PhD must submit two sample academic papers.

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

7
7
listening
7
writing
7
speaking
7
reading

TOEFL

100
21
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Career Opportunities

  • Music producer.
  • Music therapist.
  • Musician.
  • Private music teacher.
  • Secondary school teacher.
  • Sound designer.
  • Sound engineer.
  • Sound technician, broadcasting/film/video.

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