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April 20, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Post-Degree Studies



Master of Music Therapy (one and two-year streams)

The Master of Music Therapy program is music-centred, humanistic and integrated: theoretical aspects are incorporated into the development of clinical techniques, both musical and humanistic. In addition to academic course requirements, each program involves clinical practica, experiential music therapy group sessions, and a major graduation paper.

Students learn advanced clinical and musical skills as well as different modes of inquiry for qualitative music therapy research. The program provides a forum for students' self-exploration and personal development as clinicians. Connections are made between the interpretive analysis of therapeutic and musical processes, and musical and verbal countertransference. The program includes a range of clinical topics in order to support students' developing research questions and enhance their clinical work. Upon graduation, students are prepared to enter doctoral studies or clinical practice.

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Diploma in Performance (three-year program)

This program is for students with strong performance backgrounds who are planning to pursue careers in performance. Admission to this program requires the performance level of second-year Honours BMus Performance.

Undergraduate Calendar

Opera Diploma Program (one- year program)

This program is for singers who have completed an undergraduate degree or diploma in music and who wish to continue their studies in voice and opera.

Admission to the Diploma in Performance program requires the performance level of second-year Honours B.Mus. Performance.

Undergraduate Calendar

Diploma in Chamber Music (one-year program)

The Chamber Music Diploma program is intended for performers who have completed an undergraduate degree or diploma in music and who wish to continue their studies in chamber music.

Admission requires an undergraduate degree in music. Entrance to the program is competitive and performing excellence will be assessed to determine eligibility.

4.5 credits with an overall GPA of 7.00 (B-) over three consecutive terms of study (normally commencing in September and ending in spring term with Windfest or Quartetfest) are required to complete the Chamber Music Diploma.

Undergraduate Calendar