Joint degrees: Bachelor of music and bachelor of commerce


In 2018, Memorial became the first university in Canada to offer comprehensive, integrated studies in both business and music. This program aims to develop world-class musicians who have the business acumen to establish entrepreneurial ventures and forge successful careers in the music industry.

Students earn two degrees – a bachelor of commerce (B.Comm.) and bachelor of music (B.Mus.) – in just five years.

Learning and development will focus on:

  • Musical and technical development
  • Performance
  • Theory
  • Composition
  • Musicologies
  • Music technology
  • Ensembles
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • And more!

Students enrolled in the joint degree program may choose from the following music majors:

  • composition
  • general musical studies
  • performance


Admission to the program is competitive.

Students should consult with our Academic Programs Office and the School of Music for guidance early in their programs to ensure they meet the admission and program requirements for each degree.

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Students who were admitted to the joint degrees of bachelor of music and bachelor of business administration (BBA) prior to 2022 should review the information here.