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Music Therapy

Acadia University

48 months
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17884 CAD/year
8933 CAD/year
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About

Acadia’s School of Music Therapy at Acadia University believes that an undergraduate music program at a liberal arts university should be more of a laboratory for creativity and experimentation than merely a conservatory of past traditions. We strive to create versatile, confident, and well-rounded musicians who are prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Overview

The School of Music Therapy at Acadia University offers a comprehensive music curriculum where students develop expertise in a chosen area of specialization while being encouraged to broaden their horizons within our many diverse course offerings. The foundational curriculum combines courses in music theory, music history and culture, musicianship skills, keyboard skills, improvisation, composition, intensive ensembles, and one-on-one music lessons with professional teachers. The aim is to graduate well-rounded musicians who can thrive in a variety of professional contexts.

Learning outcomes

The innovative Bachelor of Music degree provides students the opportunity to study improvisation, classical and world music all while finding their own unique voice within the worlds of performance, composition, education or musicology. Our Bachelor of Arts in Music (BAM) students can also pursue a double major or an honours option. The Bachelor of Music Therapy (BMT) degree is unique to Eastern Canada and leads to accreditation as a registered music therapist. Acadia offers both a Bachelor of Music Therapy degree and a post-graduate Certificate in Music Therapy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music through the Ages
  • Music and the Mind
  • Principal Applied
  • Playing and Hearing Music
  • Comprehensive Keyboard
  • English or History
  • First Year Chorus
  • Ensemble
  • Concert Credit

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).
6.5
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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.
90

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).
6.5
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.
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applications must be supported by official copies of all high school transcripts and other records of academic work.

  • Transcripts should be certified by the school and should either be sent to Acadia directly from the school or sealed in an envelope and given to the student to send. Certified transcripts acceptable to Acadia will be used as a basis of admission.

  • Admission requirements differ depending on the student's educational system. We review all applications from international students individually.

  • Applicants for admission from another university or college must have an official transcript sent directly from that institution for evaluation.

  • Transfer credits may be given for individual courses that are applicable to the intended undergraduate degree program of study. Course descriptions must be included with the transcripts.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17884 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17884 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    8933 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8933 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /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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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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