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Postgraduate Certificate Online

Music Composition

Humber College

12 months
15568 CAD/year
5376 CAD/year
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The Music Composition certificate at 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  Music Composition certificate at Humber College  work in this online program, 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: 

  •  Compositional Style
  •  Words and Music
  •  Arrangement and Orchestration 
  •  Directed Study in Composition 
  •  Modern Composition Techniques 
  • Working with Form 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline for equal consideration in the admission process: February 1. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.



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

    15568 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7784 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    5376 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2688 CAD per semester during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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