How do I know which classes to take?
Please always consult with your Graduate Supervisor first and foremost.
Where are graduate seminar topics listed?
They are found under Variable Course Listings in our All Students Resources section of the website.
May I register for private lessons if I am not a Performance major?
You may make a request to the Chair of the Department, however we cannot guarantee that you will be able to take lessons. To make a request, please have your supervisor contact the Graduate Administrator directly via e-mail. Decisions are made on a case-by-case basis.
May I audit a course?
Graduate music students may audit any course with prior approval of the Instructor. Please contact the Instructor directly for permission. NB: Applied music courses cannot be audited.
Do language courses count toward the "option" requirements of my degree?
No, undergraduate language courses only count toward your language requirement, not the degree requirements.
May I register in undergraduate courses for credit?
Only the following Music courses are pre-approved to count toward graduate programs:
MUSIC 321, 322, 403, 404, 413, 433, 434, 435, 436, 445, 501,502, 505, 507, 508, 525, 533, 534, 535, 542, 545, 555, 556, 560.
On a case-by-case basis, your supervisor and the Graduate Administrator may approve for you to take undergraduate courses from other Departments for graduate credit. Your supervisor contacts the Graduate Administrator directly.
Do I need to register for courses if I am submitting my thesis/dissertation?
This is dependent on when you plan to submit your work. Please visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research for more information on completing your thesis.