Music, M.A. | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Canada
12 months
18346 CAD/year
4912 CAD/year
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At Music from University of Ottawa performance studies are offered in piano, voice, orchestral instruments, and guitar.


Music from University of Ottawa  participates in collaborative programs in Feminist and Gender Studies and in Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the master's level (MA only). 

Students at Music from University of Ottawa will gain knowledge in:

  • performance, 
  • musical research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Musical Research 
  • Applied Music 
  • Proseminar In Music Theory And Analysis 
  • Proseminar In Musicology 
  • Research Methodologies In Music Pedagogy 
  • Analysis And Analytical Method: Tonal Music I 
  • Analysis And Analytical Method: Post-tonal Music 
  • Topics In Musicology 
  • Seminar In Theory And Analysis 
  • Topics In Musical Pedagogy 
  • Topics In Piano Pedagogy
  • Seminar In Musicology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A BMus.
  • A four-year honours BA in music.
  • A four-year BA with a major in music.
  • Or an equivalent degree or diploma.
  • A 75 percent (B+) average is required for the undergraduate degree or diploma. If the degree is from a conservatory, it is deemed equivalent if so indicated on the transcript, or if the total course work is equivalent, to a four-year BA, and includes the equivalent of 6 units in music history and 6 units in music theory.
  • Letter of Intent:  a letter describing specific interests in the program
  • At least 2 writing samples
  • Resume required (must include chronological academic history)
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts 
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18346 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9173 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    4912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

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