Discover your student experience

Become part of a close-knit community of students, faculty and staff. We are perfectly sized to contribute to a supportive learning environment while – as one of the largest music faculties in Canada – offering an exceptional range of musical and academic options, starting with a common first year.

Participate in one-on-one weekly lessons with the finest musicians from around the world, and a student-peer mentoring program.

Access a broad range of specialized course offerings including The 21st Century Musician, Music and Politics, and Progressive Music Pedagogies. We offer numerous opportunities to combine music with other subjects.

Study what you love

  • Composition
  • Music Education
  • Music History
  • Music Theory
  • Performance
  • Musical Arts
  • Popular Music Studies
  • Music Recording Arts (Combined with Fanshawe College)
  • Music Administrative Studies

View complete list of programs, degrees and diplomas:

Areas of Study

  • Composition (BMus)
  • Dance* (BA)
  • Music* (BA)
  • Music Administrative Studies (BA)
  • Music Education (BMus)
  • Music History (BMus)
  • Music Theory (BMus)
  • Musical Arts† (BMusA)
  • Performance - Orchestral Instrument (BMus)
  • Performance - Piano (BMus)
  • Performance - Voice (BMus)
  • Popular Music Studies (BA)
  • Western-Fanshawe Collaborative Music Recording Arts (BMusA - MIA)

 *Minors which cannot be completed alone as a degree.
†Can be combined with the Ivey Business School


  • Bachelor of Music (BMus) (4 Years)
  • Bachelor of Musical Arts (BMusA) (4 Years)
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) (4 Years)


  • One-Year Artist Diploma
  • Music Performance Diploma (3 Years)