Musical Applications of Technology

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:
Minor

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:
Minor

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:
Minor

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:
Minor

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:
Minor

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

See the complete requirements

Overview

The goal of the Musical Applications of Technology (MAT) Minor is to teach you about practical and creative applications of technology for music purposes. This program will help prepare students for production-oriented opportunities in the creative arts. You can take classes on new media, music and the internet, perception and cognition, audio recording, and more.

The MAT program is open to students from music and other faculties at McGill University and has no prerequisites other than familiarity with computers. Students will be selected on the basis of their previous background or experience in music technology and/or sound recording, their computer programming skills, their expressed interest in the program, and their Cumulative Grade Point Average.


Careers

This program will allow you to gain valuable insight into the connections between music and technology. This kind of knowledge is incredibly important and can help you to better understand how the industry works. It can also lead you to careers directly related to musical technology, like audio recording and production.

You could become a professional:

  • Producer
  • Audio visual specialist
  • Event support specialist
  • Studio engineer
  • Audio technician

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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