Music: Music Performance MMus; Field: Applied Music and Health

Master of Music (Field: Applied Music and Health)

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Faculty of Music's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • Applicants to the MMus program must hold a Bachelor of Music degree in the area of specialization from the University of Toronto with an average standing of mid-B or better over the final two years or an equivalent program (Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Arts in Music) and standing from another recognized university.

  • Selected applicants must pass an audition and interview.

  • Two letters of reference commenting on the applicant's music performance ability, academic ability, and professional promise.

Program Requirements

  • Coursework. Students must complete 7.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) as follows:

    • Year 1:

      • 1.0 FCE: MUS4112Y Clinical Performance Practicum

      • 1.0 FCE: MUS4165Y0 Applied Music for Clinical Practice

      • 0.5 FCE: MUS7406H Music Psychology

      • 0.5 FCE: MUS7412H Elementary Improvisation Methods

      • 0.5 FCE: MUS7415H Topics in Music and Health Care I

      • 0.5 FCE: MUS7416H Topics in Music and Health Care II

      • MUS4166Y Performance Project (Credit/No Credit; 0.0 FCE)

      • Note: students who have not previously completed MUS7400H Introduction to Music and Health Care (or an equivalent course) will be required to complete MUS7400H (0.5 FCE) in Year 1 in addition to the program requirements listed above.

    • ​​​​​​​Year 2:

      • 1.0 FCE: MUS4115Y Principles of Clinical Performance Pedagogy

      • 0.5 FCE: MUS7110H Neurosciences of Music: Scientific Foundations, Clinical Translations

      • 0.5 FCE: MUS7407H0 Clinical Research Practicum

      • MUS4188Y Public Capstone Presentation (Credit/No Credit; 0.0 FCE)

    • 1.0 FCE: electives in Music or, with permission, outside of Music. 0.5 FCE must be an approved counselling course; for the other elective, an approved research methods course is recommended.

Program Length

6 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: F/W/S/F/W/S)

Time Limit

3 years full-time

0 Course that may continue over a program. The course is graded when completed.