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Master of Arts (M.A.); Music — Theory (Thesis) (45 credits)

Offered by: Music     Degree: Master of Arts

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 Courses (30 credits)

The candidate will undertake supervised research leading to a thesis that will be an in-depth investigation in some specialized field of Music Theory.

  • MUGS 683 Master's Thesis Research 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Graduate Faculty Music Courses : Independent research work under the direction of the Thesis Supervisor.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

  • MUGS 684 Master's Thesis Research 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Graduate Faculty Music Courses : Independent research work under the direction of the Thesis Supervisor.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

  • MUGS 685 Master's Thesis Research 3 (9 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Graduate Faculty Music Courses : Independent research work under the direction of the Thesis Supervisor.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

  • MUGS 686 Master's Thesis Research 4 (12 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Graduate Faculty Music Courses : Independent research work under the direction of the Thesis Supervisor.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Complementary Courses (15 credits)

12 credits at the 500, 600, or 700 level, approved by the Department. Normally, 9 credits will be seminars in Music Theory selected from the following:

3 credits selected from the following:

  • MUTH 658 History of Music Theory 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Music Theory and Analysis : Selected topics in the history of music theory from Greek antiquity to 1700 through readings of primary and secondary literature.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • 3 hours
  • MUTH 659 History of Music Theory 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Music Theory and Analysis : Selected topics in the history of music theory from 1700 to the present through readings of primary and secondary literature.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: William Earl Caplin (Winter)

    • 3 hours
Schulich School of Music—2014-2015 (last updated Feb. 18, 2014) (disclaimer)