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Music

  • Concurrent Bachelor of Music, Music Education (Honours)
  • Music (BMus - Comprehensive)
  • Music (BA)
  • Music Combined Honours
  • Interdisciplinary Arts and Science
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Admission Requirements & Program Highlights

Students accepted into this new program will receive two degrees in five years and be eligible to apply for certification to teach in Ontario.

Admission Requirements

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

ENG4U required. Music audition required. Admission to first year only.

75%*

* Average over six Grade 12 U or M courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required. Music audition required. Admission to first year only.

75%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required. Music audition required. Admission to first year only.

75%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

75%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

You’ll receive intensive professional training in your instrument of choice. Our graduates enjoy careers as professional musicians in orchestras, opera companies and Broadway shows, music educators at all levels, arts administrators, music therapists and creative entrepreneurs.

Admission Requirements

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

ENG4U required. Music audition required.

70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 U or M courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required. Music audition required.

70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required. Music audition required.

70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required. Music audition required.

70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

Are you passionate about making music? This is the place to be. Our faculty will help you develop to your full potential, whatever your musical interests. Our programs provide excellent preparation for careers and graduate studies in performance, music theory or music history and a range of careers in areas related to music. And our exceptional, new facility will inspire you.

Admission Requirements

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

ENG4U required.

70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 U or M courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

If you want to study music and another subject, consider our Bachelor of Arts Combined Major. Permission from both Music and the other area of study is required to take this program.

Admission Requirements

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

ENG4U required.

70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 U or M courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

If you’re a highly motivated student who wants knowledge and skills that will familiarize you with the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, this elite program is for you. Design your program to match your interests and career aspirations. From here, consider a master’s program, professional school (medicine, optometry, dentistry, occupational therapy, naturopathic medicine, law, MBA, pharmacy), or teaching (with additional studies).

Admission Requirements (with/without Thesis)

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

ENG4U, MHF4U, and two from SBI4U, SCH4U, or SPH4U required. MCV4U strongly recommended.

80%*

* Average over six Grade 12 U or M courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English, Grade 12 Advanced Functions, and two from Grade 12 Biology, Grade 12 Chemistry, or Grade 12 Physics required. Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors strongly recommended.

80%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English, Grade 12 Advanced Functions, and two from Grade 12 Biology, Grade 12 Chemistry, or Grade 12 Physics required. Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors strongly recommended.

80%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English, Grade 12 Math, two of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Physics. Calculus strongly recommended.

80%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

Functional Knowledge

  • Creating, arranging, playing, and editing music across genres for diverse audiences and purposes
  • Designing, staging, managing, and otherwise overseeing effective musical performances
  • Analyzing and assessing live and recorded music for formal/technical quality of expression
  • Explaining fundamental musical techniques to others
  • Assessing and appreciating the respective sociocultural roles of various musicians and schools of music
  • Appreciating the respective roles of various public and private musical organizations and stakeholders

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With the programs you want and smaller student-to-faculty ratios, you can get the hands-on learning that's sure to set you on a journey to a future you'll be proud of.

Explore Opportunities

Explore a selection of recommended opportunities for students in this program. Below you'll find many options – you don’t have to do everything on it or limit yourself to it. Engage in opportunities from each of the three categories to set yourself up for success.

HIP

High-Impact Practices (HIP)

A HIP is an enriching educational experience that can be life-changing and often includes learning outside of the classroom while encouraging meaningful interaction and collaboration.

Let's Talk About Music

We’re here to help you along the way. Contact us to learn more about our program options.

Career Planning

Intentional career planning will help you prepare for your next step after graduation. It is a fluid, dynamic, and continuous process, meaning you can move on or return to an earlier stage at any time. You can even work through simultaneous cycles, like one for your long-term dream job and another for a summer job.

Manage Your Career - 1. Asses Yourself - 2. Explore Careers - 3. Expand Skills - 4. Market Yourself - 5. Find a job

Build your Skills and Experience

Your UWindsor experience is more than attending classes. It is a combination of academics, co-curricular activities, and extracurricular involvement. By making the most of all three elements of your university experience, you will maximize your opportunities to build your skills, broaden your personal network, and clarify your long term academic and career goals.

Academics

Curriculum

Courses of study specific to each program

Co-Curriculum

Co-Curriculum

Activities and experiences that complement coursework (Outstanding Scholars, peer mentoring, VIP)

Extracurriculum

Extracurriculum

Activities falling outside of the scope of set curriculum (Part-time job, clubs, volunteering, athletics


Visit UWindsor

Windsor/Essex County is a beautiful region situated in the heart of the Great Lakes. We enjoy the warmest climate in Ontario, with a long Summer and short Winter. Come see us, you won't want to leave.

Visit UWindsor

Windsor/Essex County is a beautiful region situated in the heart of the Great Lakes. We enjoy the warmest climate in Ontario, with a long Summer and short Winter. Come see us, you won't want to leave.

University of Windsor

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Spring Open House

March 2, 2019
10am - 4pm

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Life After Graduation

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Number of Music Graduates (2017)

92.5%

Employment rate of graduates 2 years following degree completion
(OUGS Fine and Applied Arts, 2014)

Common Industries for Music Graduates

  • Academia and research: Musicology, pedagogy
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Education: Public and private streams
  • Government: Research and policy development
  • Healthcare and counselling: Music and art therapy
  • Media and journalism: Criticism
  • Music (traditional): Symphonies, ensembles, and theatre companies; recording industry
  • Music (non-traditional): New and interactive media, digital properties, etc.

Career Tracks*

  • Business advisor
  • Communications specialist
  • Consultant
  • Development specialist
  • Executive director
  • Industry trainer
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Legal consultant
  • Marketing manager
  • Music educator
  • Music therapist
  • Musician
  • Opera singer
  • Operations director
  • Playwright
  • Policy analyst
  • Private instructor
  • Professor
  • Program manager
  • Project manager
  • Public official
  • Public relations officer
  • Publicist
  • Recreational director
  • Research co-ordinator
  • Sale manager
  • Studio operator
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* Additional education and/or training required for some of the above careers.

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