The School of Music offers graduate programs and degrees in three broad fields of specialization: performance, composition, and music scholarship.

The Master of Music (M.Mus.) and Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) are offered in performance and composition; the Master of Arts (M.A.) and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Music with emphases on Music Theory, Historical Musicology, and Ethnomusicology. We also offer Master's and doctoral degrees in Music Education.

Explore our degree programs in the navigation bar to your left and learn more about the Areas of Study offered at UBC Music.

You may also download the program requirements and course descriptions for our Academic (MA and PhD degrees) and Performance & Composition (MMUS or DMA degrees) in PDF format.

Updated June 19, 2019

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