Program Information

School: University of Victoria
Faculty: Fine Arts
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Music Theory and Composition
Description: The Theory program offers a superb series of core courses and electives designed to provide students with the tools and vocabulary needed to understand and communicate about music. The theory faculty includes scholars with international reputations, who are enthusiastic about teaching and making music.
URL: Music (Theory) at University of Victoria
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,783
Careers: Conductors, Composers and Arrangers,Musicians and Singers

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
  • Portfolio

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