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Composition

West Virginia University

Master
24 months
Duration
24840 USD/year
24840 USD/year
8820 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The degree of Master of Music Composition from West Virginia University may be taken in performance, music education, composition, music theory or music history.

Overview

At West Virginia University we have created a unique environment where our students can work with a faculty consisting of internationally known performers, pedagogues and scholars. 

Career

Alumni of the programs are award winning educators, composers, and teachers. The increased interest of society today in the arts is creating many new opportunities for the professional composer and teacher.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Composition (Repeated)
  • Music Research and Bibliography
  • Compositional Techniques in Contemporary Music
  • Theory Topics
  • Pedagogy of Theory
  • Electronic Music
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Transcription and Arranging
  • Thesis or Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of recommendation
  • Supplemental Application / Portfolio
  • Applicants for entrance to the Composition program should send a portfolio of compositions that must include a major work and two or three other shorter works in various genres.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4410 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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