What will I learn?

Orchestrate your musical future with practical and theoretical training in classical, jazz and contemporary genres.

Program Highlights

Personalized instruction by passionate professional musicians.
Perform at the 1,000 seat McIntyre Performing Arts Centre at Fennell Campus.
Clinics and workshops with world-renowned musicians.

What you'll learn

  • Perform in a variety of ensembles, coached by faculty.
  • Use the latest music technology in a state-of-the-art facility.
  • Compose your own arrangements and works and have them performed by student groups under your direction.
  • Participate in professional recording studio experiences.
  • Write musical scores for various productions.
  • Explore the business side of the music profession
  • Gain the advice of industry experts.

Where you can go next

Mohawk offers a diverse range of programs to further your studies:
Creative Arts Business (387)
Earn a degree:

  • Athabasca University - Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations, Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Professional Arts in Communication Studies
  • Berklee College of Music - Bachelor of Music
  • Davenport University - Bachelor of Business Administration, General Business

Learning Outcomes

In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.

Experiential Learning
How you'll gain skills

  • Receive private instruction on your instrument with some of Canada’s leading musicians.
  • Participate in multiple performances on campus and in the community.
  • Practice in dedicated practice studios and the synthesizer- computer laboratory.
  • Selected senior Mohawk music students offer private lessons, under the supervision of faculty.
  • Participate in two internship courses.

Which department am I in?

Mohawk College

Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$17,885.74 (10,50,866) per year
Semester 1: CAN $8,376; Semester 2: CAN $8,684.74

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2022

Venue

Mohawk College

Fennell Campus,

135 Fennell Avenue West,

Hamilton,

Ontario (ON),

L9C 0E5, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including:

  • Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent
  • Background in Music

Language Requirements for International Students:

See below for accepted equivalents for Grade 12 English:

  • Successful completion of GAS-EAP (478) Program Level 8
  • TOEFL minimum score of 550 (79-80 Internet based)
  • or IELTS Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall with no band less than 5.5
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About Mohawk College

At Mohawk College, students are provided a world of opportunity and will have the chance to develop skills crucial to becoming work ready graduates.

  • Hamilton-based college with large international community
  • Three modern campuses with recent renovations
  • 30+ support services for international students
  • More than 100 programs covering a range of subject areas

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