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 professional 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

At the time of application, you must have been formally admitted to the bachelor of music, and be in clear standing with the School of Music. To apply for admission into the Faculty of Education, indicate your desired degree option in the appropriate place on the undergraduate application for admission

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

The 45 credit hours must include:

  • six credit hours in English and/or critical reading and writing courses
  • minimum of three credit hours from the following: Music 3221, 3222, 3231, 3232, 3233, 3241, 3242, 3261, 3281, 3282
  • minimum of 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 you are registered at the time of application.

Additional documents required for admission

Your application to the bachelor of music conjoint with bachelor of music education will require you to submit the following:

  • personal statement (included as part of the online application)
  • academic and non-academic references
  • resume
  • official transcript(s)

The Faculty of Education provides full details on supporting documents required for admission.

Sample courses beyond first year

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


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Contact

Undergraduate Admissions and Programs

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000