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 Bachelor of

Accepting applications for 2017/18   |   View deadlines

Length of Study

4 years

Study Options


Credential Granted

Degree (B.Mus.)


September (Fall intake)

Jazz, rock, pop, metal, blues, soul, country, electronica, hip hop: if you sing, play, write, or record it, we teach it. Bring your energy and creativity to MacEwan University and realize your goal of becoming a professional in the ever-evolving world of contemporary popular music.

In this rigorous Bachelor of Music program, we emphasize the importance of learning by doing, in classrooms and studios, on stages big and small. You will develop your talent together with your fellow students guided by internationally renowned, award-winning faculty. This hands-on experience is enhanced by studies in performance, theory, composition, musicology, career management, recording and production, digital audio technology, 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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Fill your days with music and song

Welcome to the studios 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 the heart of downtown Edmonton’s thriving music scene.