Program Information

School: University of Victoria
Faculty: Fine Arts
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Music History, Literature, and Theory
Description: At the undergraduate level, the musicology program begins with a two-year course sequence that explores music and musical values in Western society through humanistic, cultural, historical, and musical-analytical perspectives. Recent upper-level courses include Beethoven and His Influence, Fin-de-siècle Vienna, Music and Ritual in Medieval France, Chamber Music, and Claudio Monteverdi. The core seminar for history majors, Graduate Projects in Musicology, prepares fourth-year students for future training through the study of current approaches and research methodologies in musicology and related disciplines, and the completion of a senior thesis.
URL: Music (History) at University of Victoria
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,783

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70 to 100

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Three approved academic 12 courses OR two approved academic 12 courses and one approved fine art 12 course are also required.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Letter(s) of Reference

Additional selection requirements such as an audition, portfolio and/or questionnaire are required for the School of Music, Theatre and Visual Arts. Deadlines may be earlier than the university application deadline. For more information, refer to the program web page.