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Music

Boston College

B.A. On Campus
48 months
Duration
59050 USD/year
59050 USD/year
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About

For the Music major at Boston College, a liberal arts framework offers a broader outlook than that of either a conservatory or a school of music. In a liberal arts framework, students encounter historical, theoretical, cultural, ethnographic and performance perspectives on music.

Overview

The student majoring in Music at Boston College may find employment in teaching, in communications or arts administration, in liturgical music, or may major in Music simply to provide a firm discipline for the mind or a source of lifelong enjoyment.

Features

Some students may go on to graduate school or a conservatory to become professional performers, composers, musicologists, or ethnomusicologists. 

Within the major, all students receive a common base of knowledge with a specialization at higher levels in such areas as composition, performance, music history or cross-cultural studies.

A grounding not only in the traditional musical skills of Western fine-art music, but also knowledge of music of the twentieth century, of American music, and of the traditions of other cultures is considered indispensable.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Music Theory
  • Musics of the World
  • African Music
  • Musics of Asia
  • Music and Culture of the Middle East

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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
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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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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
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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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Standardized Testing
    • International applicants must submit TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test examination scores.
    • Curriculum Evaluation
    • All students are required to submit an official high/secondary school transcript. 
    • Supporting Materials
    • The School Report and Counselor Recommendation Form 
    • Teacher Evaluations 
    • Application Fee
    • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    59050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    59050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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