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Historical Musicology and Music Theory

University at Buffalo

Ph.D. On Campus
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.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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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

  • International

    11550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11550 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    11550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11550 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • In-State

    5655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5655 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.

Funding

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