• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #446 (QS) Waltham, MA, United States
For undergraduates, we offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music at Brandeis University with a broad-based major or minor in music that combines the study of history, theory, composition and performance.
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Overview

The undergraduate major provides a comprehensive music program that does not limit the student's career choice and options.

The programme

The Music core program at Brandeis University consists of the study of the theory (with associated labs that provide further training in the musicianship skills necessary for all musical endeavors) and history of Western music. Students may, if they wish, opt for additional study in one of the following 5 specialized areas (tracks) within the music major, or work with a faculty advisor to propose an alternate program in accordance with their own interests. Faculty advisors, including the Undergraduate Advising Head and individual track advisors, are listed on the right side bar.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • American Music: From Psalms to Hip Hop
  • Early Music Ensemble
  • Introduction to the Music Business
  • University Chorus
  • Jazz Ensemble

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Transcripts
  • Standardized test scores or a graded analytical paper
  • English Proficiency
  • A letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57360 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    57360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57360 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Waltham

  • 1515 - 3140 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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