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Master of Music with Emphasis in Composition Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff Campus Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff Campus, USA

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USD 31638

Tuition Fee (USD)

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USD 65 Waived

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24 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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80

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Composition Emphasis

  • Students develop composition skills preparing them for careers as composers or for further study at the doctoral level.
  • Refine music research and writing skills, including the ability to locate, assess, and synthesize a wide range of research materials related to music; create a bibliography; and write effective expository prose on music and related topics.
  • Acquire advanced skills for analyzing traditional tonal music, including the ability to create Schenkerian graphs of musical excerpts and pieces.
  • Learn advanced methodologies for analyzing post-tonal music, including pitch-class set theory and twelve-tone theory.
  • Acquire detailed knowledge of post-World War II music.
  • Increase compositional skills, leading to the production of a large-scale musical work as well as a full-length master’s recital featuring the live performances of several original compositions
  • Acquire knowledge of music theory pedagogy, including diverse techniques and strategies for teaching musical fundamentals, tonal harmony, and ear training at the high school and college levels.
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Additional Information

Program Level Master's Degree

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Optional Practical Training (OPT) work permit

Program Intake

Open

Aug 2024

Closed

Jan 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree.

       

       

    6.5 IELTS Score
    80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

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    31638

    Tuition Fee
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    USD 65 Waived

    Application Fee
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    17000 Per year

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    Eligibility and application information
    The Center for International Education (CIE) offers several scholarships for international students. More details regarding CIE scholarships, as well as additional NAU scholarships and outside resources can be found below.

    International Excellence Award
    The International Excellence Award was established to provide opportunities for high-achieving underrepresented international students to attend NAU. It is a merit-based tuition waiver for first time F-1 undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking international students admitted directly into a university degree program on the Flagstaff campus. Students who meet the criteria are automatically considered once they submit a complete application for admission. This scholarship is awarded on a first-come-first-served basis.

    To be eligible for this award, you must meet the eligibility requirements outlined below. Awards are highly competitive and eligibility does not guarantee an award. Other factors may be taken into consideration.

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