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UT: Bachelor of Music

Northwestern Polytechnic

Northwestern Polytechnic
The Music, University Transfer program is designed to prepare students for entrance into the third year of a four year program at the University of Alberta's Faculty of Arts, Edmonton and Augustana Faculty, Camrose. Northwestern Polytechnic can offer students up to 63 credits toward the Bachelor of Music Degree programs offered at these locations. Application to third year Bachelor of Music at the University of Alberta requires an audition or portfolio. For program guidelines and details on requirements, consult an Academic Advisor in the Registrar's Office. Admission to this University Transfer program will be considered only after a successful audition.

Office of the Registrar
10726 - 106 Avenue
Grande Prairie, Alberta, T8V 4C4, Canada

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  • Program Type University Transfer
  • Credential Type Non-Credential
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

Applicants require the following Alberta Education high school courses:

  • English 30-1
  • Any four of Social Studies 30-1, a 30-level language other than English, a second 30-level language other than English, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2 or Mathematics 31, Science 30, one approved Fine Arts subject.

Other Requirements

  • A performance audition is required before students are offered admission. Contact the Fine Arts Department to schedule an audition.
  • Music Theory proficiency**

**Applicants must present successful completion of MU1000 or Royal Conservatory Level 8 Theory, Conservatory Canada Gr. 4 or must pass a Music Theory Placement examination before being accepted to the program.



Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.

  • Tuition $4,230.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $2,000.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,525.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated July 31, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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