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 Bachelor of

Now accepting applications for 2017/18   |   View deadlines

Length of Study

4 years

Study Options


Credential Granted

Degree (B.Mus.)


September (Fall intake)

Jazz, rock, hip hop. Classical, rap, swing. If you sing, play or write it, we teach it. Bring your passion and creativity to MacEwan University and realize your goal of becoming a professional in the ever-evolving world of contemporary music.

In this rigorous degree, we emphasize the importance of learning by doing. In classrooms and studios, on stages big and small. Together with fellow students, you develop your talent through practice and performance. Guided by internationally renowned, award-winning faculty, this hands-on experience is enhanced with theory and research. 

In the Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Contemporary Popular Music, you gain the skills, insights, credentials and connections you need to pursue a career as a professional musician, performer, creator and leader in the music industry.

Hit the right note

Share your passion. Show your talent. During the audition process, it's your time to shine.

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Calling all music lovers

Join us for some of Edmonton's finest student ensemble and individual performances. Big band, jazz, rock, pop. Prepare to be impressed, no matter your musical taste.

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Fill your days with music and song

Welcome to the studios, sound proof booths and stages that you will call home during your studies. At our vibrant, new Centre for Arts and Culture, you will nurture your talent in heart of downtown Edmonton’s thriving music scene.