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University of Colorado at Boulder

12 months
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34574 USD/year
34574 USD/year
14708 USD/year
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About

The Music program of the University of Colorado at Boulder is modeled after the guiding principles outlined by the National Association of Schools of Music. 

Overview

Key Features

The purpose of the Music program of the University of Colorado at Boulder is to refine skills in music performance, music composition, research and writing, and pedagogy. There are numerous fields of study within the Master of Music program as listed below. The musicology program admits students only at the PhD level. 

The Master of Music degree provides advanced studies in performance, performance/pedagogy, composition (with an optional emphasis in technology), music theory, and conducting (choral, orchestral and wind).  Areas of emphasis in performance and performance/pedagogy include all band and orchestral instruments, guitar, harp, harpsichord, jazz, piano and voice. Each of the MM degrees incorporates studies in the major area, support courses in music electives and thesis/recital work. The minimum credit hours required for a MM degree varies from 30 to 32 depending on the area of study.

Brass, conducting, percussion, string, voice and woodwind majors are required to participate in a music ensemble. A student's ensemble placement will be determined by an audition during the first week of classes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Composition
  • Music Bibliography and Research
  • Musicology or Ethnomusicology
  • Topics in Music Analysis
  • Post-tonal Theory and Analysis
  • Symposium in Choral Music

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Credits

30 alternative credits

30-32

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, or have done work equivalent to that required for such a degree
  • Show promise of ability to pursue advanced study and research, as judged by the student’s scholastic record
  • Have adequate preparation to enter graduate study in the chosen field. Have at least a 2.75 (2.00=C) undergraduate grade point average
  • Personal Statement
  • For review and decision purposes you are required to upload an unofficial copy of your transcript(s) in the application
  • Official Test Scores on TOEFL or IELTS
  • Four Letters of Recommendation
  • Writing Sample
  • Nonrefundable $80 Application Fee
  • Digital portfolio
  • Once you’ve submitted all the above materials, you will be contacted by Graduate Academic Services after your pre-screening (if applicable) has been reviewed

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34574 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 34574 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    34574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34574 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14708 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Boulder

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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