Licentiate in Music (L. Mus.)

Quebec CEGEP
Previous year's cutoff:
Your overall CEGEP average must be 75% or higher if you're applying to a performance program, 80% or higher if you're applying to a music research program.
Prerequisite courses:

You need a diploma of collegial studies.

Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Licentiate

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Ontario high school
Previous year's cutoff:
Your grade 11 and 12 average must be 75% or higher if you're applying to a performance program, 80% or higher if you're applying to a music research program.
Prerequisite courses:

You need a high school diploma from Ontario, including six pre-university courses (4U, 4M). You must have taken four 4U level courses or three 4Us plus three or more 4Ms.

Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Licentiate

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other Canadian high school
Previous year's cutoff:
Your grade 11 and 12 average must be 75% or higher if you're applying to a performance program, 80% or higher if you're applying to a music research program.
Prerequisite courses:

You need a high school diploma.

Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Licentiate

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

U.S. high school
Previous year's cutoff:
Your grades 10-12 average must be B or higher if you're applying to a performance program, B+ or higher if you're applying to a music research program.
Prerequisite courses:

You need a high school diploma. The SAT/ACT is not required for admission, but is required if you want to be assessed for academic scholarships.

Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Licentiate

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other
Previous year's cutoff:

While the minimum requirement for McGill is the equivalent of a B+ average, most programs will have higher requirements. See the complete admissions requirements for more information applicable to your situation.

Prerequisite courses:
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Licentiate

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

See the complete requirements

Overview

Are you a skilled musician who would like to improve your practical skills?

The three-year Licentiate in Music (L. Mus.) program is a performance-intensive program designed for instrumentalists and singers who wish to concentrate on their practical subjects while limiting theoretical and general academic requirements.

You are eligible to apply from high school, CEGEP or college/university. The performance level expected is above that of a bachelor's degree.


Careers

This program is perfect for those who wish to pursue a career as a performer. The emphasis on practical components will allow you to improve upon your skills, while also gaining some additional background in theory.

You could become a professional:

  • Performer
  • Composer
  • Music instructor
  • Choral director

Ready to apply?

For this program, you'll need to apply to the Schulich School of Music.

See the full eligibility information for more information about deadlines and required documents for your application.

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