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Program Information

School:University of Victoria
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Field of Study:Computer Science
Music Theory and Composition
Description:The field of computer music is by its nature highly interdisciplinary, encompassing music, computer science, mathematics, physics, engineering, psychology, among others. The University of Victoria is very active in the international computer music community, with artistic work balanced by scientific research, supported by grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSRHC). Their research and artistic focus is on new musical instruments, interactive performance and improvisation.

The University of Victoria's undergraduate curriculum begins with the study of the interrelationship among music, science and computers, followed by sound recording and digital audio, generation and manipulation of sounds by computer, and electroacoustic composition.
URL:Computer Science and Music at University of Victoria
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,788
International: $25,775
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Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Science 

Enrolment in this program is limited. Students are admitted to the program at the end of first year.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

* 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 09, 2018