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UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA - [UOTTAWA], OTTAWA, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Ottawa, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1848Established Year
  41951Enrollment

Graduate Diploma (Music Performance)

 1 year
 full time
  English
 on campus

Offered by     Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, University of Ottawa

$ 19,102 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • Graduate Diploma in Music Performance at the University of Ottawa is offered as a 1-year teaching program.
  • The diploma may be pursued anytime after a BMus. All students will be required to complete it within a maximum of two years. 
  • Some of the main courses that students will study in this program are:
    • Professional Orchestral Performance
    • Chamber Music
    • Opera Production
    • Practicum
    • Graduate Diploma Recital
  • The Graduate Diploma in Music Performance is designed for specialized, intensive work in performance by talented instrumentalists and singers who have already achieved a significant level of proficiency technically and artistically, and whose career goal is to become professional musicians.
  • With opportunities to perform in solo, chamber, operatic, and orchestral settings both on and off-campus, the diploma program allows students to principally focus on developing and honing their performance skills to a higher level.
  • The student to faculty ratio is 19:1 which bridges the gap between faculty and students.
  • Career positions may include:
    • Artist Manager
    • Tour Manager
    • Booking Agent
    • Publicist
    • Composer
    • Music Arranger, etc with an average salary of 76,475 USD per year.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Diploma
Duration1 year
Fees$ 20,427 for 1 year
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 15)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Offered by Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, University of Ottawa
Program Urlhttps://catalogue.uottawa.ca/en/graduate/graduate-diploma-music-performance/#text

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • For CGPA, Students have to submit/ request official transcripts from the university where they completed/ are completed their degree.
  • Must write a letter of intent and submit a resume.
  • Need to have maintained a CGPA of at least 7.7/10 to be invited for an interview.
  • Students must hold an honors bachelor’s degree (4 years) with an average of 70%.
  • Students applying to the clinical program will be required to attend an interview with clinical faculty prior to being accepted for admission.

English Language proficiency:

  • Applicants from India, China, Vietnam, Philippines, and Pakistan should note that IELTS is the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program.
  • Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.
  • Not all students will qualify for EAP-3106 in place of the required IELTS or TOEFL test scores.

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the higher secondary education.
  • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
  • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.


Application Deadline

Fall
Feb 15


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

80 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tuition fees$19102
Others$1325
Total fees$20427

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 4,420
Meals$ 5,350
Living expenses$ 2,990

Ranking

Times Higher Education 2020

Ranked #201/ 401

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student Visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) are required to study in Canada. 
  • The Student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
  • A student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
  • The cost of the student visa is 113 USD.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:

  • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD.
  • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 USD.

The Applications are to be submitted on the university page for the future work term.

  • Spring/Summer term - March 14 to June 13
  • Fall term - August 1 to October 10
  • Winter term - December 1 to January 31

Some jobs available on campus are:

  • Student ambassador
  • Student mentor
  • Research assistant
  • Assistant editor
  • Assistant fundraising officer
  • Theatre costume assistant

Career and Placement after Course

Career Opportunities after completing this program are:

  • Artist Manager
  • Tour Manager
  • Booking Agent
  • Publicist
  • Composer
  • Music Arranger


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