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Music - Performance, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The Master of Music degree offers concentrations in Collaborative Keyboard, Music Education and Performance (Piano and Vocal).

The program is designed to provide professional advancement for musician living and working along the Gulf Coast, produce research and/or performances, qualify students for admission to doctoral programs, and fulfill the mission of the University by offering high-quality teaching and public service that increases the education level of Alabama citizens, who can better participate in a global community and attain a higher quality of life.

The department's graduate faculty engage students to think critically as they address music practices and issues. Courses examine how music creates, sustains and changes personal lives, organizations, cultural institutions and society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Research in Music
  • Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Instructional Technique
  • Practicum in Collaborative Keyboard
  • Graduate Piano Literature Survey
  • Ensemble
  • Applied Piano
  • Applied Voice
  • Graduate Vocal Pedagogy
  • Opera Literature and History
  • Art Song Literature and History

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description

      All degree requirements must be completed within seven calendar years.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

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  • Minimum required score:

    48

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Graduate students will submit their application and all documents through UniCAS
  • Official copies of academic records detailing course work completed in colleges, universities or professional institutions will be submitted through UniCAS and an official transcript must be mailed to the Office of Immigration and International Admissions
  • Unofficial copies may be accepted on a temporary basis. Any applicant who submits unofficial documents for admissions consideration must submit official copies no later than the student's first semester check-in and orientation. Failure to do so may result in revocation of admissions and cancellation of the immigration document issued by the University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    930 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 930 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    930 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 930 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    465 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 465 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Mobile

  • 801 - 1330 USD/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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