University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

Music - Music Technology and Digital Media (MMus)

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Program Information

School:University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Music Technology
Description:Students in this degree will specialize in applications of music technology - including sound recording, sound editing, sound synthesis, digital music composition - and they will also have opportunities to explore music technology as a component of live performance. As well, students will gain knowledge pertaining to the distribution of recorded material, including delivery requirements and licensing.

The students in this program will possess a variety of musical backgrounds and skills. Although technology and digital media are the focus of the program, we expect that many students will have significant experience and continued interest in performance and/or composition and will be largely focused on the intersections between music technology and their ongoing activities in performance and/or composition. Others will focus more exclusively on music technologies.
URL:Music - Music Technology and Digital Media (MMus) at University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $6,960

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants to the MMus program must hold a Bachelor of Music degree in the area of specialization from the University of Toronto with an average standing of mid-B or better over the final two years or an equivalent program and standing from another recognized university. Selected applicants must pass an audition and interview.​

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on November 25, 2017