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Department of Music

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CONTACT

Graduate Chairs: Dr. Gregory Marion

Graduate Secretary: Nadine Penner

Phone: (306) 966-5797

Department of Music
University of Saskatchewan
28 Campus Drive
Saskatoon SK S7N 0X1

Music

The Department of Music offers M.Mus. degrees in performance, theory and, composition along with an M.A. in Musicology. A meaningful graduate experience is enhanced by participating in a number of professional activities, and is expected of students in the M.Mus. and M.A. degrees.

Toward that end, the University of Saskatchewan offers the annual Fine Arts Research Lecture Series in Music, providing a forum for the exchange of scholarly ideas through the presentation of scholarly research in formal papers and lecture recitals prepared by both members of the Department of Music and guests from the national and international scholarly community.

FUNDING AND SCHOLARSHIPS

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For admission and degree requirements, please see  the University Catalogue.

M.Mus. – Composition or Music Theory +

This is a thesis-based program.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The requirements per the department are:

  • A four-year bachelor of Music (Honours), or equivalent, with a cumulative average of 80%.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A current resume and a statement of intent with which the candidate describes his/ her prior academic background and rediness to undertake the Master of Music degree in Music Theory.
  • Submission of two undergraduate papers in music theory of distinctly different content, illustrating the prospective applicant’s methodology and research skills
  • Application deadline is February 15 for Fall Term start.
  • Language Proficiency Requirements: For International applicants whose first language is not English, English language proficiency is required as per College of Graduate Studies and Research Regulations.

M.Mus. - Performance +

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • A four-year Bachelor’s degree (honours) in Music, or equivalent
  • Cumulative average of 80% in the final two full-time years of study or 60 credit units of the Bachelor's degree
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Language Proficiency Requirements: For International applicants whose first language is not English, English language proficiency is required as per College of Graduate Studies and Research Regulations.

Please contact the Department of Music for specific application process (application process involves submission of an example of academic writing).

M.A. – Musicology +

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • A four-year Bachelor’s degree (honours) in Music, or equivalent
  • Cumulative average of 80% in the final two full-time years of study or 60 credit units of the Bachelor's degree
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Language Proficiency Requirements: For International applicants whose first language is not English, English language proficiency is required as per College of Graduate Studies and Research Regulations.
  • Current résumé and a statement of intent in which candidate describes his/her prior academic background and the readiness to undertake the Master of Arts degree in musicology at the University of Saskatchewan.