University of Manitoba

24 months
11325 CAD/year
5147 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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We offer a master degree in Music at the University of Manitoba. At the Desautels Faculty of Music, you are more than a student. You are part of a thriving music community, working with accomplished professionals and exploring your talents in inspiring, leading-edge facilities. 


You will learn from renowned professionals with a passion for teaching. They are active in the international music world, continuing to perform, record, compose, conduct and publish regularly. They have won major national, and international awards. They attract acclaimed guest artists to our master classes and provide countless opportunities for you to perform. You will develop your individual talents and your ability to collaborate with other gifted artists. This master degree in Music is available at the University of Manitoba. 

At the core of the Desautels Faculty of Music is collaboration, and this is encouraged and nurtured in all our programs. You will pursue your major practical study in a conservatory-style atmosphere, with the freedom to explore many musical styles, from traditional classical to modern and experimental genres. Mentorship and a team approach are at the heart of the outstanding education you will receive.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music History Seminar
  • Bibliography and Research Methods
  • Ensemble
  • Piano Repertoire Seminar
  • Major Practical Study
  • Coaching Skills
  • Electroacoustic Music

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four-year Bachelor of Music or a Conservatory Diploma offered in Residence
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Repertoire Listing
  • Portfolio (Composition stream only)
  • Conducting DVD and Score Analysis (Conducting stream only)
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11325 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11325 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5147 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5147 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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