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Master of Music (M.Mus.); Music — Composition (Thesis) (45 credits)

Offered by: Music     Degree: Master of Music

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 (27 credits)

The thesis is a composition, accompanied by an analytical essay of approximately 20-30 pages.

  • 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.

Required Courses (6 credits)

  • MUCO 622D1 Composition Tutorial (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Composition : Individualized guided composition research on an approved topic.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Philippe Leroux, Melissa Hui, Brian Cherney, Sean Alastair Ferguson, Denys Bouliane, Jean Lesage, Christopher Harman, Jonathan Wild, Christoph Neidhofer, John Rea (Fall)

    • Students must register for both MUCO 622D1 and MUCO 622D2
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUCO 622D1 and MUCO 622D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • MUCO 622D2 Composition Tutorial (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Composition : Individualized guided composition research on an approved topic.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Philippe Leroux, Melissa Hui, Brian Cherney, Sean Alastair Ferguson, Denys Bouliane, Jean Lesage, Christopher Harman, Jonathan Wild, Christoph Neidhofer, John Rea (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUCO 622D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUCO 622D1 and MUCO 622D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

6 credits selected from the following courses:

  • MUCO 631 Seminar in Composition 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Composition : Seminar in composition. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Christopher Harman (Winter)

    • 3 hours
  • MUCO 632 Seminar in Composition 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Composition : Seminar in composition. Topic varies by year.

    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
  • MUCO 633 Seminar in Composition 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Composition : Seminar in composition. Topic varies by year.

    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
  • MUCO 634 Seminar in Composition 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Composition : Seminar in composition. Topic varies by year.

    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
  • MUCO 635 Seminar in Composition 5 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Composition : Seminar in composition. Topic varies by year.

    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
  • MUCO 636 Seminar in Composition 6 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Composition : Seminar in composition. Topic varies by year.

    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

Elective Courses (6 credits)

6 credits of graduate seminars, at the 500, 600, or 700 level, approved by the Department.

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