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Master of Arts (M.A.) Music: Music Education (Thesis) (45 credits)

Offered by: Music     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

The M.A. in Music; Music Education provides an opportunity for studio- and classroom-based teachers and music educators working in other community settings, to explore current issues in music education and to implement their own research studies. Seminars introduce foundations of a range of research methodologies and critical thinking skills. The thesis can be submitted in one of two formats: in-depth monograph-style thesis, or a research-paper-based thesis. Students who prefer to write an in-depth monograph-style thesis will take MUGS 684 Masters Thesis Research 2 as a complementary course. Students who prefer to write a research-paper-based thesis will take two more seminars.

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

Required Courses (27 credits)

Thesis Courses:

  • 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Complementary Courses (18 credits)

6-9 credits from the following:

0-6 credits from the following
MUGS 684 Master's Thesis Research 2 (6 credits)

3-12 credits of seminars, at the 600 level or higher, approved by the Schulich School of Music

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