Music: Music Performance MMus, Music Technology and Digital Media Field

Master of Music

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 and standing from another recognized university.

  • Applicants must submit a portfolio (e.g., scores, recordings, multimedia creations) that demonstrates at least two of the following:

    1. knowledge of computer applications in music;

    2. competency in music performance or composition (acoustic or digital);

    3. released body of musical works/recordings as composer, sound engineer, or producer.

  • Selected applicants must pass an audition and interview.​

Program Requirements

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

    • Year 1 (3.5 FCEs)

      • 0.5 FCE: MUS 3610H Music Entrepreneurship: Music and Cities 

      • 0.5 FCE: MUS 3611H Creative Applications of Technology I 

      • 0.5 FCE: MUS 3612H Creative Applications of Technology II

      • 0.5 FCE: MUS 3613H Musical Acoustics

      • 0.5 FCE: MUS 3614H Sound Recording I

      • 0.5 FCE: MUS 3615H Sound Recording II

      • 0.5 FCE: MUS 3618H Studio Orchestration and Arranging 

    • ​Year 2 (3.5 FCEs)

      • ​​0.5 FCE: JDM 3619H Digital Media Distribution

      • 2.0 elective FCEs selected from an approved department list, or from another graduate unit, with permission.

      • 1.0 FCE: MUS 3666Y Music Technology and Digital Media Major Project (CR/NCR), completed in Year 2, consisting of a new musical composition or version recorded, mixed, produced, and mastered, integrating at least two media such as electronic and acoustic, music for picture, or live performance with multimedia.

Program Length

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

Time Limit

3 years full-time