Program Information

School: Carleton University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Music, General
Description: Carleton’s four-year Bachelor of Music program can lead to a career in music or to graduate studies in musicology, theory, or composition. Thirty-eight instrumental and vocal instructors assist full-time faculty members by offering instruction in 21 instrumental categories in musical theory and in historical subject matter.

In addition to the Bachelor of Music degree program, a four-year Honours Bachelor of Arts program focuses on music as an historical and social phenomenon. It is also possible to major in music as part of a three-year degree program. Students in the three-year program are introduced to the theory and history of music, and may pursue the study of a musical instrument.

URL: Music (B.A.) at Carleton University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $25,740
Careers: Musicians and Singers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 73 to 76

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade12 English (ENG4U)

ENG4U plus five best 4U/M courses.

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]