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Music Education (Hons), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #201 (WUR) London, Canada
At Music Education (Hons) from Western University - Canada students build a strong academic foundation for teaching by studying history, theory, general musicianship and music education philosophy, psychology, and methodology.
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At Music Education (Hons) from Western University - Canada students have the opportunity to study as many as eight different instruments alongside instrumental and choral conducting, as well as popular music pedagogies.


  • Elementary Teacher
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • University Professor
  • Educational Officer
  • Studio Teacher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    For applicants currently attending an Ontario high school: January 15

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music History: C.900 To C.1750
  • Applied Principal Instrument
  • Les Choristes
  • Western Singers
  • Accompanying
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Early Music Ensemble
  • Symphonic Band
  • Wind Ensemble
  • St Cecilia Singers
  • Instrumental Ensemble Pedagogy

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • High school pre-requisites for the faculty/program to which they are applying,
    • English language requirements if applicable,
    • The strength of mandatory supplemental information (profile, audition, portfolio, personal statement etc.),
    • Completion of the entire Diploma including the Theory of Knowledge and Extended Essay
    • Passes in a minimum of 6 subjects of which 3 must be at the Higher Level
    • A minimum grade total of 28 including points awarded for the Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge
    • No mark less than 4 on any individual course
    • Prerequisites for your program as specified by Western 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33526 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33526 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6050 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6050 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1037 - 1630 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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