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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); Music — Gender and Women's Studies

Offered by: Music     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

Additional prerequisite courses may be assigned to candidates in Composition, Music Education, Music Theory, Music Technology, and Musicology following transcript review and/or placement exams.

Thesis

A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

Language Reading Requirements

Two foreign languages required (one foreign language for students in composition, music education; none required for students in sound recording and music technology).
Normally, one of these will be German and the other related to the candidate's field of research.
A third language may be required if considered necessary for the candidate's research.
Students whose mother tongue is French are exempt from the French Language Reading examination. Note: The language reading examinations must be passed before a candidate will be permitted to sit the comprehensive examinations.

Required Courses (6 credits)

  • WMST 601 Feminist Theories and Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Inst for Gender, Sex & Fem St (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Examination of feminist theories and research methods from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Ada L Sinacore (Fall)

  • WMST 602 Feminist Research Symposium (3 credits)

    Offered by: Inst for Gender, Sex & Fem St (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Discussion and development of participants' research in gender and women's studies.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Elizabeth Groeneveld (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: WMST 601.
    • Restriction: Must be enrolled in the Option in Gender and Women's Studies.

Comprehensive examination

Doctoral Colloquium

Note: Regular attendance and at least one presentation of their thesis research in the Colloquium during the course of their doctoral studies is required.

  • MUGS 705 Colloquium

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Graduate Faculty Music Courses

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Isabelle Cossette (Fall) Isabelle Cossette (Winter)

Complementary Courses (12-27 credits)

27 credits of graduate courses at the 500, 600, or 700 level approved by the Department (3 of the 27 credits must be in gender/women's studies, taken in the Department or outside and approved by the Department).

Applicants who have completed an M.A. degree in music (or equivalent) before entering the Ph.D. program will be required to complete at least 12 credits of courses at the 500, 600, or 700 level approved by the Department beyond the M.A. requirements (3 of the 12 credits must be in gender/women's studies, taken in the Department or outside and approved by the Department).

Schulich School of Music—2012-2013 (last updated Jan. 8, 2013) (disclaimer)