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Theory and Composition

Bellarmine University

48 months
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43070 USD/year
43070 USD/year
43070 USD/year
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About

The Theory and Composition degree at Bellarmine University is designed for students who demonstrate a creative ability in writing and arranging music or who have a strong interest in its theoretical aspects.

Overview

About the degree

Students who complete a degree in this field typically pursue careers as composers, arrangers, theory or composition teachers, film composers, commercial orchestrators, or transcribers.

Bellarmine University  students are engaged in a variety of Music Theory courses and study composition with an assigned member of the composition faculty. The Theory and Composition program's flexibility allows students to develop their own compositional style.

Studies in instrumental, choral, historical and electronic music are incorporated into the Theory and Composition Degree Program. Each student must own a MacBook and purchase specific software during the four-year program. The Music Department’s Music Technology Lab houses six iMacs for student use as well.

Students will participate in Composition Workshops, Student Composition recitals where they have the opportunity to have their works performed. Monthly forums introduce majors to the economic, legal, and professional sides of life as an active composer, as well as provide an opportunity to meet active visiting composers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Applied Music Technology for Non-Majors
  • Applied Rock Guitar
  • Applied Percussion
  • Applied World Percussion
  • Applied Rock Drum
  • Recital Attendance
  • Applied Jazz Improvisation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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.
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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).
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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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application through CommonApp or Bellarmine App.
  • Entrance exam (ACT or SAT I) or a request to have your application reviewed as Test Optional.
  • An official transcript and school report from the high school last attended or, for those who have not completed their high school work, a General Educational Development (GED) test score.
  • Recommendation letter from high school counselor or teacher.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43070 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    43070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43070 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    43070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43070 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Newburg

900 - 1400 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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