McMaster University

Music (BMus)

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Program Information

School:McMaster University
Faculty:Faculty of Humanities
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Music, General
Description:The Music programs at McMaster are designed to meet students’ needs in performance and education and to provide academic opportunities that are both challenging and exciting. We feature small classes and individual attention to enable students to reach their full potential.

We pride ourselves on innovative teaching methods supported by the latest technology, and in providing a friendly, supportive environment with approachable, caring faculty. Our curriculum is designed to offer students considerable input into the structure of their degree.
URL:Music (BMus) at McMaster University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $40,960
Enrolment #:30
Careers:Musicians and Singers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*78
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or DuoLingo [min. 115] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 190] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]
Application Notes : Students who have been asked to meet McMaster’s English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 190, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, TOEFL (iBT): 86, DUO: 115.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Entrance into the Music program at McMaster is dependent on students meeting the Faculty of Humanities admission requirements and passing an audition. The Music audition consists of an ear-training test and performance (the minimum level required for both equates to Royal Conservatory of Music Honours Grade 8), as well as a theory test (equivalent to RCM Advanced Rudiments).

    * 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 September 18, 2022