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

Offered by: Music     Degree: Master of Music

Program Requirements

The M.Mus. in Music; Composition focuses on the development of individual voices through private instruction with some of Canada's most accomplished composers, all of whom have distinguished themselves through high-profile commissions, performances, recordings, and awards. The faculty members' diverse interests ensures a suitable mentor/supervisor.

Students admitted to the M.Mus. in Music; Composition program who have undergraduate degrees other than the B.Mus.; Major in Composition from McGill University, may be required to successfully complete one or more undergraduate course(s) before completion of the Master's program.

Required Courses (33 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 2020

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

  • 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 2021

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

Thesis

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 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 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 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 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 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Complementary Courses (12 credits)

6 credits from the following:

6 credits of seminars, at the 600 level or higher, approved by the Schulich School of Music.

Schulich School of Music—2020-2021 (last updated Mar. 27, 2020) (disclaimer)
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