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Historical Musicology and Music Theory

University at Buffalo

60 months
Duration
11550 USD/year
11550 USD/year
5655 USD/year
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About

Students in Historical Musicology and Music Theory program from University at Buffalo encounter a variety of course options offered by a diverse, energetic faculty. Specialties include music of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries criticism, philosophy, and popular music studies. 

Overview

The curriculum for the music theory program is rooted in the theoretical traditions, while also exploring innovations in the field. Graduate seminars in tonal and mathematical theory constitute parallel streams for graduate students, culminating in analysis seminars and theoretical projects. One of UB's greatest resources is the collection found in the Music Library, located in the department.

Features

From day one, graduate students receive individualized advising regarding their course of study, and stimulating graduate seminars introduce students to a variety of topics in contemporary scholarship.

Graduate students on the Historical Musicology and Music Theory program from University at Buffalo are encouraged to participate in experiential learning opportunities which enhance their skills and broaden their exposure

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of Music Theory
  • Bibliography 
  • Foreign Languages 
  • Seminars in Musicology
  • Notation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Deadlines are different for each program and applicants should contact the department for details. 
  • Please apply as early as possible.

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements vary by program, but here we provide some general graduate admission requirements. Once you've read these general requirements, please contact your desired department for specific advice and details on submitting your application and documents.

To be eligible for graduate study at UB, we expect:

  • A B-grade or higher
  • Appropriate standardized test scores (DAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MAT, MCAT, PCAT, etc.). Not all programs require test scores. See the official academic test scores section below for more information.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • An internship or relevant work experience (for some programs).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    11550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per year during 60 months.
  • In-State

    5655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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