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The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies
170 - 6371 Crescent Road
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6T 1Z2

Theory (PhD) - Doctor of Philosophy in Music, Emphasis Theory

   
Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Music Theory and Composition
Description Theories of music describe ways that listeners, composers, and performers conceive of the elements of their art. Study of theory, then, informs all aspects of musical learning at UBC. Our faculty include internationally known researchers who contribute to theories and analysis of modernist and contemporary art music, theories of rhythm and meter, performance analysis, and the analysis of both Western art music and world music. We bring a broad perspective to the basic theory courses required of our undergraduates, and provide flexible and expert supervision for graduate student research. Students in our graduate programs are mentored professionally through intensive seminars, teaching assistantships, research assistantships, and conference participation. We welcome research of an interdisciplinary nature, involving musicology, ethnomusicology, mathematics, linguistics, and other musically pertinent areas.
Website: Theory (PhD) - Doctor of Philosophy in Music, Emphasis Theory at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Application #: 40
Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 76
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests

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Last Updated: September 27, 2017