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Music - Theory/Composition

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

M.A.
24 months
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1651 USD/credit
1651 USD/credit
1631 USD/credit
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About

The Music Theory/Composition Division provides all music students with the academic background needed to understand the structures and functions of music through written theory, analysis, composition, and aural skills. In so doing, it gives future performers, educators, composers, theorists, and historians essential skills for professional work.

Overview

The purpose of the Bachelor of Music degree in Theory/Composition is to prepare students to become skilled composers through the study of diverse musical styles and to give students the essential academic background in order to pursue graduate studies in music theory and/or composition. The composition track is adaptable so that students can become familiar with writing for the educational market. Through this degree program, composition students are able to develop skills in a variety of media, from acoustic to
The purpose of the Master of Music degree in Theory/Composition is to develop
professional and scholarly competence in music theory and composition beyond the
undergraduate level in classical and/or jazz styles, and using acoustic and/or electronic media. The program prepares students for doctoral study in music theory and composition and for careers as leaders in the arts and in arts education.

Programme Structure

Theory/Composition Degree Plan:Major Area:
  • Analysis of Tonal Music
  • Analysis of Twentieth Century Music
  • Composition
  • Thesis Research and Thesis
Supporting Work:
  • Research and Bibliography
  • Survey of Music Theory
  • Music Theory Pedagogy
  • Seminar in Music History

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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

To be eligible for graduate study at UL Lafayette, you must:

  • have (or soon have) a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) from a regionally accredited university.
  • demonstrate English language proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) if you are an international applicant
  • provide additional application materials (including GRE/GMAT) depending on the degree program to which you're applying

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1651 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1651 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1651 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1651 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    1631 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1631 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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