Dalhousie University

Music - Concentration in Performance (BMus)

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Program Information

School:Dalhousie University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Field of Study:Music Performance, General
Music, General
Description:Become a professional in music, or combine your music studies with programs in science, theatre or information technology. Here at Dalhousie, you'll get the theory and training you need for the future you want. You'll have the opportunity to study with internationally recognized musicians and music scholars and participate in regular performances.
URL:Music - Concentration in Performance (BMus) at Dalhousie University
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $27,351

Please consult the following website for additional information on tuition.


Careers:Musicians and Singers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
Applicants are required to have English 12 and four additional academic subjects.
Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
Application Notes : To view all English Language Proficiency tests, visit: https://www.dal.ca/admissions/international-students/admission-requirements/english-requirements.html
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants must demonstrate proficiency as instrumental or vocal performers in an audition/ interview. Applicants must also demonstrate knowledge of the basic rudiments of music theory (equivalent to grade II theory, Royal Conservatory of Music) and aural dictation through written diagnostic tests.

    Please consult the following website for additional information on admission requirements.


    * 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 July 18, 2022