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Amherst College

48 months
Duration
75800 USD/year
75800 USD/year
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About

The Music major from Amherst College provides grounding in the theory and practice of music, and instruction in and musical.

Overview

Key Features

The goal of the Music major from Amherst College is to provide you with a solid grounding in music theory and the fundamentals of composition, to teach you to think and write critically about music, and to help you achieve a level of sophisticated command in at least one of the following areas: performance; composition; music scholarship (music history, theory, ethnomusicology, and jazz and popular music studies), and music drama and opera studies. 

By graduation a major will have the following: 1) knowledge of and appreciation for the craft involved in creating and performing tonal music; 2) knowledge of one or more major time periods in Western music history; 3) the ability to think and write critically about music; and 4) a high level of achievement in at least one major area of musical study (performance; scholarship on a Western or non-Western topic; or composition), knowledge of at least two specialized areas, or knowledge of one specialized area combined with a broad base of knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • African Popular Music
  • The Symphony Orchestra: Institution, Repertoire, and Performers
  • Music
  • Exploring Music
  • Jazz Theory and Improvisation 
  • Sacred Sound
  • The Blues Muse: African American Music in American Culture
  • Jazz History to 1945: Emergence, Early Development, and Innovation
  • Tonal Harmony and Counterpoint

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application, Coalition Application OR QuestBridge Application 
  • Amherst College Writing Supplement  
  • $65 Application Fee (non-refundable) or Fee Waiver
  • School Report
  • Secondary School Transcript

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    75800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 75800 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    75800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 75800 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Amherst Center

1228 - 2543 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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