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//MusicSchool of Music of Graduate Studies/graduatestudiesYes/graduatestudies/admissions/admissions/index.phpApply for admissionDoctorateOn-campus2Not applicableNoneUVic's School of Music offers a PhD in Musicology and Composition. These programs emphasize the creative, critical, and technical skills necessary for stimulating careers as composers, performers, theorists, and music scholars./ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS Prerequisite Minimum standing MA, MMus Primary research interest compatible with the areas of specialization of the university’s regular faculty. Applicants must also meet the general admission requirements for the Faculty of Graduate Studies. APPLICATION DEADLINES Entry point Domestic students International students September January 15 December 15 EXAMS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS Resume/CV Statment of intent Writing sample For details, please consult the Music website

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Co-operative education opportunities

What is co-op?

Co-operative education (co-op) is a learning strategy that lets you:

  • alternate your academic studies with paid, relevant work experience in your field of study
  • enrich your academic studies by drawing on practical, real-world experience from your work terms
  • develop competencies to excel in the workplace
  • potentially pursue work terms related to your graduate research or project
Can you do co-op?

Graduate co-op may be available to students who are pursuing thesis and non-thesis (or professional) degrees. Participation is optional, and admission is determined after consultation with your graduate adviser and department. Contact the co-op program in your degree area for details, or email

Note: Co-op is not open to one-year graduate degrees, graduate certificates and diplomas, and non-degree graduate students.

What other career development support does UVic offer?

UVic Co-op and Career can support you through every stage of your career development, through:

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