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Program Information

School:University of Victoria
Faculty:Fine Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Music History, Literature, and Theory
Description:At the undergraduate level, the musicology program begins with a two-year course sequence that explores music and musical values in Western society through humanistic, cultural, historical, and musical-analytical perspectives. Recent upper-level courses include Beethoven and His Influence, Fin-de-siècle Vienna, Music and Ritual in Medieval France, Chamber Music, and Claudio Monteverdi. The core seminar for history majors, Graduate Projects in Musicology, prepares fourth-year students for future training through the study of current approaches and research methodologies in musicology and related disciplines, and the completion of a senior thesis.
URL:Music (History) at University of Victoria
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,428
International: $22,783

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Three approved academic 12 courses OR two approved academic 12 courses and one approved fine art 12 course are also required.

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]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
Additional selection requirements such as an audition, portfolio and/or questionnaire are required for the School of Music, Theatre and Visual Arts. Deadlines may be earlier than the university application deadline. For more information, refer to the program web page.

* 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 10, 2018