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.
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.
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- Music through the Ages
- Music and the Mind
- Principal Applied
- Playing and Hearing Music
- Comprehensive Keyboard
- English or History
- First Year Chorus
- Concert Credit
- 48 months
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DisciplinesMusic View 111 other Masters in Music in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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.
International17884 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17884 CAD per year during 48 months.
National8933 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8933 CAD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Halifax
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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