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undergraduate

Degree

Advanced Diploma - Applied Music (Classical Voice)

Course code: #983

undergraduate

Degree

Advanced Diploma - Applied Music (Classical Voice)

Quick facts

  • Annual tuition (2022)

    $18,365 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Highlights
Internship

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start& deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-May-2023 2023-05-01
Fall-September 01-May-2024 2024-05-01

Overview

Advanced Diploma - Applied Music (Classical Voice)

Develop your skills in musicianship, performance, songwriting and composing, producing, and more, through Mohawk College’s performance-based 3-year Applied Music Program.

Students have the choice to focus their studies in either the Classical or Contemporary stream, in their choice of instruments/vocal. 

Students who apply to the Applied Music Program will have to complete an audition, a theory, and ear training test, and an interview.

Program Highlights

  • Personalized instrumental or vocal instruction by some of the industry’s most experienced and accomplished faculty.
  • Performance opportunities in McIntyre Performing Arts Centre at Fennell Campus in the community and for various recording projects.
  • Clinics and workshops with world-renowned guest musicians and artists.
  • Learn about, develop, and perform in a variety of different styles.
  • Develop your composing and music production skills, using the latest music technology, through collaborations within the department and with Animation, TV Production, Radio, and Journalism students.
  • Opportunities to teach private lessons through practical experience working in the community.
  • Hands-on experience through an internship program and several community partners.
  • Take advantage of Partnership agreements to further your education with McMaster University and Berklee College of Music.
  • Access to Berklee’s Global Network, including workshops and sessions offered by Berklee for their Global Partners.

What you'll learn

  • Perform in a variety of ensembles, coached by faculty.
  • Use the latest music technology for recording, creating, and producing music.
  • Write musical scores for various collaborative productions.
  • Appreciate the diverse array of musical styles and rich history of music across global cultures.
  • Personal and social awareness of music’s cultural and health roles.
  • Explore the business side of the music profession.
  • Gain the advice of industry experts.
  • Learn how to teach private lessons through practical experience working in the community.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$29,696

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,728
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,331
Tuition 1 person $18,365

Hourly wage

Min wage

16.55 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • A copy of Passport - Picture and Address Pages
  • All Academic Transcripts - High school and higher
    • High School Transcripts/Mark Sheets and Completion Certificates
    • Degree/Diploma Transcripts/Mark Sheets and Completion Certificates
    • Notarized and translated into English
  • English Proficiency Score Cards or equivalent (if applicable)
  • Notarized Custodian Declaration (for those under the age of 18 by the start of the class)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

50
43
listening
43
writing
43
speaking
43
reading

Cambridge

169
162
listening
162
writing
162
speaking
162
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

These tests will be accepted on an interim basis through July 2024 starts only. This information is subject to change at the discretion of Mohawk College.

ITEP 3.7+

Duolingo 105-110

 

GAS-English for Academic Purposes 2023-24 (Domestic & International) - 478

This program is not for absolute beginners nor for students whose first language is English.

Learn and gain confidence in academic English language skills in a Canadian college environment. Complete Semester 3 to meet Language Proficiency Requirements for post-secondary college programs.

Students require a Secondary School diploma or at least 10 years of education in their first language.

Students are placed into a semester by language skill level.

  • You can take a placement test at the Mohawk College Testing Centre
  • OR You can provide official language scores (IELTS, TOEFL, etc.). Scores must be official and may not be more than one year old.

You may also have an interview to finalize your placement. Students are usually placed according to the lowest skill to support their success.

Semester 1: IELTS 3.5, no band below 3, or equivalent.

Semester 2: IELTS 4.5, no band below 4, or equivalent OR successful completion of Semester 1

Semester 3: IELTS 5.5, no band below 5, or equivalent OR successful completion of at least two Semester 2 courses.

 

Start Dates: January, March, May, July, September and November.

Levels: Through 8. Levels are 7 weeks in length. Upon successful completion, you advance to the next level.

Length of Study: On average, you will study for 4-6 months.

 

Meets Language Requirements forSCORE AT ENTRY
IELTSCEFRTOEFL iBTDuolingo


EAP Level 8 

(CEFR B2.2)

IELTS 6

with band below 5.5

CLB 7

with score below 7

60 - 78100

EAP Level 7

(CEFR B2.1)

IELTS 5.5CLB 646 - 5990

EAP Level 6

(CEFR B1.2)

IELTS 5CLB 535 - 4580

EAP Level 5

(CEFR B1.1)

IELTS 4CLB 428 - 3465

EAP Level 4

(CEFR A2.2)

IELTS 3.5CLB 3.525 - 2755

Academic background and requirement

  • OSSD or equivalent including:
    • Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent
    • Background in Music
  • Audition on your instrument or voice, ear-training test, theory exam, and a meeting with music faculty.
  • Applicant acceptance will be based on ability and talent in a principal instrument or voice
  • Students will be required to purchase a laptop (please see Laptop Requirements under Additional Information)

Options are available for mature applicants.

  • Mature applicants aged 19 and over
  • Applicants who are not currently in secondary school

Mohawk recognizes that life changes people’s directions. That’s why Mature Students don't need to have completed a secondary school diploma to enter a Mohawk College program.

Mohawk welcomes students from many backgrounds:

  • Many Mohawk students arrive after being away from school and/or in the labour force for one year or more
  • Almost 1/3 of Mohawk students are aged 23 or over, and there are students from every generation.
  • Mohawk considers a mature applicant to be anyone 19 years of age or older who is planning to attend a full or part-time program at Mohawk College.
  • Adult learners are an important part of our Mohawk community.
  • With various work and life experiences, adult learners contribute their valuable perspectives to classroom and training programs while simultaneously obtaining new knowledge and skills.

Career opportunities

  • Performer
  • Composer
  • Songwriter
  • Music Producer
  • Music Educator
  • Music Therapist

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