Music Education as a 2nd Degree

Music Education Second Degree

Application Deadline

The Bachelor of Music Education as a 2nd Degree Program commences in the fall semester. The application submission deadline is January 15th.

Admission/Application Information and Requirements

Please visit the link provided in the table below to learn more about the Bachelor of Music Education as a 2nd Degree Program and admission application process.

Memorial University - Undergraduate Admissions and Programs (Faculty of Education)
Bachelor of Music Education as a 2nd Degree Admission Requirements

Required Supporting Documents

The following documents are required as part of the application process (submission instructions are provided to the applicant during the I Want to Apply application process):

  • Personal Statement. Prepare a detailed statement in essay format (1 page) indicating why you feel you would be a good teacher. Focus on your experience working with or teaching children, including volunteer work; any training relevant to the field of education, including awards or certificates earned; and your personal qualities, skills and interests which you feel make you a good candidate for admission to the program. 

    NOTE: This personal statement submission is collected electronically during the online application process.

  • References:
    • Academic Reference: To be completed by a faculty member of the School of Music who has taught or supervised you and is familiar with your academic abilities.
    • Non-Academic Reference: To be completed by an individual who is familiar with your contribution to work/volunteer activities.

NOTE: Referees' names and email addresses will be requested and collected electronically by the Office of the Registrar during the online application process. Referees will be contacted by the Office of the Registrar shortly after submission of your online application for admission.

  • Resume. Focus on your music experiences personally and/or professionally. This information is collected electronically during the online application process, but can also be submitted directly to the Office of the Registrar.

  • Official Transcripts. Official transcripts from institutions other than Memorial University are to be submitted at the time of application, indicating courses in progress and courses completed. Official transcripts are to be sent directly from the awarding Institution to The Office of the Registrar, Memorial University. Your official transcript(s) which includes your most recent grades, must be received by the Office of the Registrar no later than June 15.

Application Assessment

In assessing applications, consideration will be given to students’ overall academic performance, personal statement and resume submissions, and recommendations from references. 

NOTE: Consideration will be given to the courses for which students are registered at the time of application. Applicants who will have completed all requirements for admission by the end of the spring semester of the year that admission is being sought will be considered as time and resources permit.