Music

Music

Program focuses on musicology and ethnomusicology as well as composition, giving particular but not exclusive emphasis to North American music, including jazz and urban popular music, religious music, concert music, and folk music in rural and urban localities.

Special prominence is given to ethnomusicology, contemporary concert music, jazz music, as well as popular music.

Our professors include ethnomusicologists, music historians, music theorists and composers.

You'll have access to a wide range of specialized facilities and resources including: analogue and digital piano labs; piano/practice modules; ethnomusicology and jazz archives, York’s Sound & Moving Image Library; and popular music archives.

Stream and Specializations

  • Ethnomusicology
  • Musicology
  • Composition
  • Popular music
  • Jazz

Degrees Offered


MA


Program Length (Full-time)

4 term(s)


Program Component(s)

  • Major Research Paper (MRP)


Minimum Required GPA

B


Fall Entry

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Deadline - Fall (Domestic Applicants Only)

2023-01-15

English Proficiency Requirement

Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)600
Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)100
IELTS (Academic Module)7.5
YUELIAcademic Program Level 9 with Distinction
YUELI Graduate Studies Preparation Program (GSPP)Graduate with distinction
CAELOverall score of 70, no component score less than 60
Minimum CPE ScoreC
Minimum CAE ScoreB
Duolingo140
PTE Academic76

PhD


Program Length (Full-time)

18 term(s)


Program Component(s)

  • Comprehensive examination(s)
  • AND Dissertation


Minimum Required GPA

B+


Fall Entry

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Deadline - Fall (Domestic Applicants Only)

2023-01-15

English Proficiency Requirement

Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)600
Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)100
IELTS (Academic Module)7.5
YUELIAcademic Program Level 9 with Distinction
YUELI Graduate Studies Preparation Program (GSPP)Graduate with distinction
CAELOverall score of 70, no component score less than 60
Minimum CPE ScoreC
Minimum CAE ScoreB
Duolingo140
PTE Academic76

Additional Admission Requirements

Number of Recommendation(s)