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Music Emphasis Theory

University of British Columbia

24 months
Duration
8952 CAD/year
5095 CAD/year
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About

Theories of music describe ways that listeners, composers, and performers conceive of the elements of their art.  Study of Music Emphasis Theory, then, informs all aspects of musical learning at University of British Columbia. 

Overview

Our faculty include internationally known researchers who contribute to theories and analysis of modernist and contemporary art music, theories of rhythm and meter, performance analysis, and the analysis of both Western art music and world music.

Features

We bring a broad perspective to the basic theory courses required of our undergraduates, and provide flexible and expert supervision for graduate student research. Students in our Music Emphasis Theory program at University of British Columbia are mentored professionally through intensive seminars, teaching assistantships, research assistantships, and conference participation.  We welcome research of an interdisciplinary nature, involving musicology, ethnomusicology, mathematics, linguistics, and other musically pertinent areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 500-level music theory seminars 
  • Thesis
  • Graduate Music elective 
  • Electives 
  • German reading proficiency requirement 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study. Document submission requirements depend on whether your institution of study is within Canada or outside of Canada.
  • A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.
  • This program contains a practicum component for which a criminal record check is required.
  • Permanent Residents of Canada must provide a clear photocopy of both sides of the Permanent Resident card.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8952 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8952 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5095 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5095 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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