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University of California, Davis Course/Program Name
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International :01 Dec 

MA Music

 Course Level
Masters / PG
Full Time

2 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

13242 USD
13242 USD

Application fee

International 110 USD
National 90 USD
Division of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)7
TOEFL-IBT (min)80
TOEFL-PBT (min)100
GRE (avg)320
GMAT (avg)680

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About this course

Students gain advanced knowledge of composition/theory; musicology in all historical periods; bibliographic skills; ethnomusicology; music of the Americas; conducting; and performance necessary for teaching and creating music.

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Eligibility Criteria

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. International applicants must
meet an equivalent minimal level of study. 

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Course Modules

  • MUS 210A Proseminar in Music (Theory and Analysis) (4 units)
  • MUS 210B Proseminar in Music (Musicology and Criticism) (4 units)
  • MUS 210C Proseminar in Music (Ethnomusicology) (4 units)
  • MUS 204 Conducting (3 units taken every quarter for 6 quarters=18 units)

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How to Apply

UC Davis requires academic records from each college-level institution you have attended. You will be instructed to upload scanned copies of your transcripts after you have submitted your online application. 

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
It is highly recommended that applicants take the General GRE no later than December. 

Letters of Recommendation
Three letters of recommendation are required to complete the application for admission. Letters may be from professors, employers or others who have knowledge of the applicant's academic qualifications or personal characteristics.  All Recommendation Letters MUST be submitted electronically via the UC Davis Application system.

TOEFL Scores

The minimum scores required for admission to graduate study at UC Davis are:

550 on the TOEFL paper-based test (PBT), or
80 on the TOEFL internet-based test (iBT)
TOEFL scores expire after two years. Scores that are older than two years will not be accepted by UC Davis.

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