University of Calgary

Music (BA)

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Program Information

School:University of Calgary
Faculty:Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Music
Description:

BA Music scholars ask questions such as: What role does music play in our society? How do music and psychology relate? How can music influence work in other fields?



This program is designed for you if you love music but don’t plan to have a professional career as a musician. You'll enhance your understanding of the musical arts by receiving extensive instruction in music theory, composition, ensemble performance, music history, and literature. During the course of your studies you'll also gain creative thinking skills, research and analytical capabilities, written and verbal communication skills, as well as rigorous practical and theoretical musical training.
URL:Music (BA) at University of Calgary
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $20,172

The calculated estimated cost is for first year tuition with a full course load (5 courses) for both fall and spring semesters.

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 

Bachelor of Music (BMus) and BA/BFA Dance programs require auditions. Equivalent International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP) courses or SAT2 subject tests are accepted. Admission to the BMus, BA (Music) or Minor in music programs require evidence of RCM Level 8 or the departmental music theory diagnostic exam.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Please see the link above for up-to-date program 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 August 19, 2020