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Music Performance, MMus

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University rank #459 (BCR) Texas City, TX, United States
The University of Texas at Arlington Department of Music features intensive programs in Music Education, Music Performance, Conducting, Jazz Studies, Jazz Composition, and Music Theory as well as a Performance Certificate in all instruments and voice types. 

Overview

The mission of the Music Performance program at the University of Texas Arlington is to further the quest for enrichment and to nurture aesthetics, knowledge, and excellence through studying and experiencing the art and science of music.

The Music Department's goals and objectives for academic and artistic enrichment of the university and the extended community include: (1) offering curricula leading to a baccalaureate degree and graduate programs that provide students with the opportunity to realize their inherent musical potential, (2) offering degree options that recognize and nurture students’ abilities and talents to make contributions of excellence in the fields of music, and (3) preparing students for further graduate study and/or professional careers in music by meeting curricula criteria, performance standards, and academic expectations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Form and Style Analysis
  • Music History Selected Topics
  • Selected Topics in Music Literature
  • Digital Music Technology
  • Chamber Music 

Detailed Programme Facts

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    Applications are accepted after the published priority date, but for guaranteed consideration of admission submit the application by the priority date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    34 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation speaking to the student’s potential for success from references familiar with the student’s academic background.
  • Philosophy of Music Education (no more than 2 pages-typed).
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work as calculated by Graduate Admissions.
  • Bachelor’s degree in music or its demonstrated equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21026 USD/year
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  • National

    20796 USD/year
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  • In-State

    9698 USD/year
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Living costs for Texas City

  • 882 - 1640 USD/month
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Funding

There are several different types of scholarships available to you at UTA. Our general academic scholarships are based on academic performance and available to new students pursing their first baccalaureate degree. You can find additional scholarships such as designated, departmental, private, and need-based scholarships through our scholarship system, MavScholarshop.

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