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Music, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #281 (QS) ,
The School of Music offers the Master of Music (MMus) and the MA in Music. There are two streams: one in performance, the other being musical research.


Performance studies are offered in piano, voice, orchestral instruments, and guitar.

The School of Music participates in collaborative programs in Women’s Studies and in Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the master's level.

The programs operates within the general framework of the general regulations of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (FGPS).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction To Musical Research 
  • Applied Music I 
  • Applied Music II
  • Applied Music III 
  • Applied Music IV
  • 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 

                            Detailed Programme Facts

                            • Programme intensity Full-time
                              • Full-time duration 24 months
                            • Credits
                              30 units alternative credits
                            • Languages
                              • English
                            • Delivery mode
                              On Campus

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                              Tuition Fee

                              • International

                                6605 CAD/year
                                Tuition Fee
                                Based on the original amount of 6605 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                              • National

                                3646 CAD/year
                                Tuition Fee
                                Based on the original amount of 3646 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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                              • 1168 - 1930 CAD/month
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