Program Information

School: Capilano University
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Jazz/Jazz Studies
Music
Music Theory and Composition
Description: Recognized as one of Canada’s top jazz training institutions, CapU’s Jazz Studies programs foster your abilities in jazz performance, composition and music education in the context of an enriched liberal arts education.

The Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies is a four-year degree focused on jazz performance and composition in balance with other musical traditions. If you plan to play, compose, teach, or move on to graduate studies, this unique program will put you in company with internationally successful performers, composers and teachers.

URL: Jazz Studies – Performance/Composition at Capilano University
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,610

Please see website for cost breakdown as fee varies for each individual course.

Careers: Conductors, Composers and Arrangers,Musicians and Singers

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Cumulative GPA of 3.00 in the Capilano Jazz Studies Diploma or equivalent transfer. Interview which may include performance components. For transfer students: in addition to the above, an audition process to determine program placement. The audition may include evaluation of theory, keyboard skills, technique, improvisation, and aural skills.