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Music (BA)

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Explore the music of different world cultures while performing in musical ensembles. Mix your study of music theory, history, sound and technology with other areas. Prepare for a career as a musician, teacher, arts administrator or in the media arts. No audition necessary.

Quick facts

Program options:
Bachelor degree, Minor
Study options:
Full-time study, Part-time study
Program delivery:
On-campus
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional

Careers

  • Administration
  • Media
  • journalism
  • Event production

Sample courses

  • Music Appreciation - MUS 116
  • Indigenous Peoples and Music - MUS 317
  • Music and Culture of Cuba - MUS 319
  • Topics in World Music - MUS 320
  • History of Rock and Roll - MUS 316
  • The History of Electronic Music and Sound Studies - MUS 391

Admission

Apply to the Faculty of Fine Arts as a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution.

This is a direct-entry program. Select it as your major when you submit your application to UVic.

Alternatively, you can choose another major as your primary degree program and add this program as a minor to broaden your studies.

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English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Learn about UVic's English language requirement.

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