York University - Graduate Studies

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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Music, General
Description:Program focuses on musicology and ethnomusicology as well as composition, giving particular but not exclusive emphasis to North American music, including jazz and urban popular music, religious music, concert music, and folk music in rural and urban localities. Special prominence is given to ethnomusicology, contemporary concert music, jazz and South Indian music, as well as popular music.

You’ll have access to a wide range of specialized facilities and resources including: analogue and digital piano labs; piano/practice modules; ethnomusicology and jazz archives, York’s Sound & Moving Image Library; and popular music archives.
URL:Music at York University - Graduate Studies
Cost per year:*
National: $3,709

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year and includes tuition and supplementary fees.
Careers:Musicians and Singers

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
To be considered for admission, an applicant must be a graduate of a recognized university, normally with at least a B (second class) standing, assessed over the last two years of academic study Strength in musicianship, as well as knowledge of European music history, is expected of students entering the program.

* 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 November 17, 2017