Education

Bachelor of Music conjoint with Bachelor of Music Education

The bachelor of music conjoint with bachelor of music education is a five-year conjoint degree program, offered by the Faculty of Education in conjunction with the School of Music. It includes a one-semester internship and is designed for the preparation of school music teachers and other professional positions related to music education.

 

Admission requirements

To be considered for admission, students must have successfully completed a minimum of 45 credit hours with either a cumulative average of at least 65 per cent or an average of at least 65 per cent on the last attempted 30 credit hours.

At the time of application, students must have been formally admitted to the bachelor of music [link to Music page], and be in clear standing with the School of Music.

The 45 credit hours must include:

  • Six credit hours in English and/or critical reading and writing courses.
  • At least three credit hours from the following: Music 3221, 3222, 3231, 3232, 3233, 3241, 3242, 3261, 3281, 3282.
  • At least twelve credit hours in music in addition to the three credit hours chosen above.

Consideration will be given to the winter semester courses for which students are registered at the time of application. Applications for admission apply to the education component of the conjoint degree program only.

 

Sample courses

ED 2520 - Voice and Choral Methods
ED 3920 - Instrumental Teaching Methods
ED 4240 - An Introduction to the Exceptional Learner

 

Career Opportunities

The bachelor of music education is a very versatile qualification. While the program is designed for the preparation of K-12 music teachers, the skills and knowledge base can be applied to private music instruction and other professional positions related to music education. Private teachers and those wishing to go on to a career in university teaching will all benefit from this program.

 

Program Information
Faculty/School:

School of Music & Faculty of Education

Campus:

St. John's

Honours Option:

Yes (Bachelor of Music only)

Co-op Available:

No

Duration:

5 years

Intake:

Fall semester

Application Deadline:

January 15

Supplementary Application:

Yes


Tuition InformationWebsite

Contact

Become an Undergraduate Student

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

becomestudent@mun.ca