Music, Bachelor | University of Alberta | Edmonton, Canada
60 months
31895 CAD/year
6517 CAD/year
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Offering a combination of music and education courses, including individual instrumental lessons, music theory, music history and the professionally-required education courses, this Music program at the University of Alberta is designed primarily for those desiring to teach instrumental music in junior or senior high school; or basic rhythms and instruments in elementary school.


The Music program at the University of Alberta program is an excellent degree for those wanting to explore music in a self-directed fashion. 

The programme

Students can specialize in music theory, music history, world music, or composition, combining critical thinking and personal expression. Students may select academic and performance music courses from a specified list of options, including our outreach courses and study abroad programs. Non-auditioned admission.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Rudiments of Music 
  • Introduction to Western Art Music 
  • Introduction to World Music 
  • Introduction to Popular Music 
  • Second Practical Subject 
  • Applied Music 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


162 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission into this program is dependent upon a successful performance audition and the completion of a music rudiments placement test.
  • To be eligible to continue in this program, students must maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.3.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31895 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 31895 CAD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    6517 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6517 CAD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Edmonton

1201 - 1992 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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