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Music (BMus)

Canada

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What will I learn?

Comprehensive Stream

Be your own maestro in our Bachelor of Music program. Here you’ll study music through performance and academic study. Your home base is our beautifully renovated School of Creative Arts, where our class sizes are small and our faculty is dedicated to your success.

Sample Courses: Music Theory, Music History and Literature, Wind or Jazz Ensemble, Community Choir, Specific instrument training

Career Tracks: Musician, music educator, studio operator, art administrator, communications specialist.

Music education Stream

Spread the love of music in this program that focuses on the methods and practice of teaching. You’ll take specific voice or instrument training, and also learn music theory, the foundations of music education and basic conducting. The School of Creative Arts, where the program is housed, is stunning. We keep class sizes small so our caring faculty can give you lots of personal attention.

Sample Courses: Music Theory, Music History and Literature, Specific instrument training (voice, piano, trumpet, violin, percussion), Foundations of Music Education, Basic Conducting, Vocal Techniques, Secondary Music Education

Career Tracks: Music educator, musician, music therapist, private instructor, studio operator

FUNCTIONAL KNOWLEDGE

  • Creating, arranging, playing, and editing music across genres for diverse audiences and purposes
  • Designing, staging, managing, and otherwise overseeing effective musical performances
  • Analyzing and assessing live and recorded music for formal/technical quality of expression
  • Explaining fundamental musical techniques to others
  • Assessing and appreciating the respective sociocultural roles of various musicians and schools of music
  • Appreciating the respective roles of various public and private musical organizations and stakeholders

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$30,200.00 (US$ 22,530) per year
Base Tuition: CAN $15,100 assessed each term; Coop International: CAN $565 (If applicable)

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

Start date

8 May 2023, 7 September 2023, 8 January 2024

Venue

Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Windsor Campus,

Chrysler Hall Tower, 2nd floor, room 207,

WINDSOR,

Ontario (ON),

N9B 3P4, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

All programs require successful completion of the OSS Diploma and a minimum 70% average of six Grade 12 U or M courses, including ENG4U. English Language Requirements: A minimum score of 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or A minimum score of 60 on the Carleton University’s Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL); or A minimum score of 60 on the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE); or A minimum overall score of 176 on the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or the Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE); or Successful completion of the University of Windsor's English Language Improvement Program (ELIP) (level III) with a minimum final grade of 75%; or A minimum score of 85 on the English Proficiency Test administered by the English Language Institute of the University of Michigan (MELAB); or A minimum score of 220 with a T.W.E. 4.5 on the Computer-based Test, 83 with an essay score of 20 on the Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (T.O.E.F.L.).

For international students

Education equivalent to the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with six Grade 12 academic courses. Grades will be converted to Ontario equivalent grades.

Course Requirements: Grade 12 English required. Music audition required. Minimum Average: 70%.

English Language Proficiency Requirement: Minimum score of 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); Minimum score of 60 on the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE); minimum overall score of 176 on the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or the Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE); minimum score of 85 on the English Proficiency Test administered by the English Language Institute of the University of Michigan (MELAB); minimum score of 220 with a T.W.E. 4.5 on the Computer-based Test, 83 with an essay score of 20 on the Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); minimum score of 60 on the Carleton University’s Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL).

Recommended application deadlines for UWindsor’s undergraduate programs are: May 1 for September admissions (Fall); Sept 1 for January admissions (Winter).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Durham College
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About University of Windsor

Students will thrive in the well-supported and modern environment of Windsor campus, with every resource provided to ensure their success.

  • Progressive campus with diverse student body
  • Almost 200 majors available to students
  • Extensive support services provide excellent care
  • New CAD 73 million sports centre opens 2022

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