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Music Composition

Humber College

12 months
17188 CAD/year
6378 CAD/year
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The Music Composition graduate certificate program from Humber College prepares you to write music for a number of professional environments including live performance, sound recording, film, television, video games and other visual media. 

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In addition to the course work in this online Music Composition graduate certificate program from Humber College , you will be paired with a professional composer or songwriter who will mentor you as you compose original music and expand your portfolio. Composers of all genres of music are welcome. You’ll receive expert feedback in order to refine your skills, establish industry connections and understand the wide range of industry uses for composed music.

Your Career

Ontario is home to Canada’s largest and one of the world’s most diversified music sectors, with Toronto being the third biggest music market in North America. Job trends show consistent and substantial employment opportunities in the fields of music business, administration, production and distribution.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Working with Form 
  • Arrangement and Orchestration 
  • Directed Study in Composition 
  • Melodic, Harmonic and Rhythmic Development
  • Modern Composition Techniques 
  • Score Study
  • Compositional Style
  • Words and Music

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree, advanced diploma or diploma
  • Applicants will submit a sample of their original composed work (any style) in recorded and written form (score or lead sheet) that evidences musical competence.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17188 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17188 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    6378 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6378 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.


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