Bachelor of Music

The Bachelor of Music (BMus) degree is designed to prepare you for a professional career in music, either as a performer, teacher, composer, theorist, historian or critic.

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Put your education to work

As a Bachelor of Music graduate, you'll be prepared for career opportunities in areas such as performance, education, arts management, and audio production and design. Your degree can also be used as a stepping-stone to graduate studies or another professional degree such as law, medicine or veterinary medicine.

Degree requirements

BMus in Composition
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BMus in Integrated Studies
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BMus in Performance
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Concurrent BMus (Music Education)/BEd
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Admission requirements

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BMus auditions

After submitting a general application to the University of Calgary Admissions Office, you must submit a BMus audition application form to assist us in scheduling an audition, as well as informing the division of your past musical experience/abilities.

Bachelor of Music degrees offered

BMus in Composition

Develops your skills in preparation for a professional career as a composer.

BMus in Integrated Studies

Looking to build your music skills in a comprehensive and flexible music degree? Gain broad musical knowledge (e.g. equal parts history, performance and theory and composition) or combine two or more areas of musical study (e.g. performance and composition, music and technology, performance and early music studies).

BMus in Performance

Focus your degree on developing a professional career as a performing singer or instrumentalist.

Concurrent BMus (Music Education)/BEd

Designed for students intending to teach music (both instrumental and choral) in schools at the secondary level.

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Want to teach music in secondary schools? A BMus degree can be completed concurrently with a Bachelor of Education – Learn more


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