MA and PhD in Music
Deepen your skills through intensive study in all aspects of music, including history, theory, practice, electroacoustic media, musicology, multimedia, sonic arts, sound spatialization and more.
Understanding graduate studies
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Applications are open October to January 15th.
Master of Arts (MA), thesis-based
Thesis-based programs require that you pursue independent and original research culminating in a thesis. You will work under the supervision of a faculty member whose expertise matches your research area.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
The aim of this doctoral program is to train research-minded students, already armed with original ideas and initiative, to become inspiring teachers and insightful professional scholars. You will get the access and attention you need from our faculty of internationally recognized scholars.
What is thesis-based study?
Pursue independent research guided by a supervisor who shares your research interests. If you want to advance your knowledge or expand your expertise in a specific field or research area, our thesis-based programs are for you.
What is a supervisor?
A supervisor is a faculty member who oversees your research and the development of your thesis.
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What you'll need
The Faculty of Graduate Studies has detailed instructions about the application process.
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You are responsible for ensuring your application is complete and all documents are received by the deadline.
Graduate program contacts
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