The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Music - Composition

Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Field of Study:Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Description:Students admitted to the Bachelor of Music program may follow one of four streams: General Studies, Advanced Performance, Scholarship, or Composition. Every stream includes four years of private lessons in an instrument or voice, along with ensemble performance (4 years), music scholarship (3 years), and non-music electives (4 years). The distribution of required and elective courses, in Music and in other subjects, is different for each stream. If you can demonstrate a special aptitude for composition and you meet the performance requirements of the General Studies Major, you may select a Major in Composition. If you do not meet the performance requirements of the Bachelor of Music, you may, with special permission, also study composition for two years in the Bachelor of Arts in Music.
URL:Music - Composition at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Science 
  •  Grade11 Social Studies 
  •  Grade11 International Languages 

Three additional approved Grade 12 courses are required. Minimum of 70% in English 11 or 12 (or equivalent). Grade 11 courses listed are required but not included in calculation of admission average.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    An audition is also required.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 07, 2015