M.A. On Campus

Music Theory

Western University - Canada

16 months
12656 CAD/year
4240 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Music Theory from Western University - Canada exposes students to a wide range of recent and past scholarship in music theory.


At Music Theory from Western University - Canada students receive advanced training in music analysis, critical approaches to music-theoretical scholarship, and writing.

Graduates with Music Theory from Western University - Canada will:

  • gain the highest quality of creative and scholarly experiences 
  • engage with accomplished artists and scholars;
  • do through artistic and scholarly performances, recordings, publications, lectures, and presentations.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • History of Music Education
  • Empirical and Qualitative Research in Music Education
  • Historical and Philosophical Inquiry in Music Education
  • Cultural and Social Perspectives in Music Education
  • Music Technology in Music Education 
  • History of the Philosophy and Psychology of Music
  • The Reflective Practitioner in the Elementary Music Classroom
  • Philosophy of Music Education
  • Psychology of Music and Music

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications received after the deadline are contingent on space availability and funding.


40 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor of Music in Music Theory or its equivalent (including courses in harmony and analysis of tonal and post-tonal works).
  • Submission of recent work in analysis.
  • Submission of a recent research paper as a writing sample.
  • Biographical information
  • Contact information
  • Statement of academic intent 
  • Electronic transcripts from Ontario universities/colleges
  • Referee information 
  • Proficiency in English Scores
  • Application fee
  • List of publications
  • References

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12656 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6328 CAD per semester during 16 months.
  • National

    4240 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2120 CAD per semester during 16 months.

Living costs for London

1037 - 1625 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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