University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa

Music / Honours Bachelor of Science

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Program Information

School:University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Music, General
Physical Sciences
Description:The School of Music at the University of Ottawa is one of the country's leading music schools. It is the ideal place to nurture your passion for all things musical and to pursue the rigorous training needed for an active and successful career in the field. We maintain close ties with renowned institutions such as the National Arts Centre (NAC) and the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra. Our program boasts state-of-the-art music facilities and internationally recognized professors who perform around the globe and publish in leading academic journals. We are a full-service music school offering programs in performance, composition, music education, piano pedagogy, theory and musicology.

This program lets you explore different scientific disciplines and thus acquire a broad background in all the sciences. If along the way you develop an interest in a particular field, you can transfer to the program in question. This program is offered in English and in French.
URL:Music / Honours Bachelor of Science at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa
Course Based:Yes
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $36,161
Enrolment #:25
Careers:Natural and Applied Science Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program OfficersMusicians and Singers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 82
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 Français 
Admission to the Bachelor of Music (BMus) program requires that you audition on your main instrument and demonstrate an intermediate or advanced level. The first three years consist of a set of core applied and academic courses. Students select their profile option (composition, general, music education, musicology/theory, performance, piano pedagogy) at the end of the 3rd year and then follow its requirements in the 4th and 5th years. Students must choose a major in science from among: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics.
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. C1] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

* 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 23, 2021