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 Bachelor of

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Length of Study

Bachelor: 4 years
Diploma: 2 years

Study Options


Credential Granted

Degree (B.Mus.)
Diploma (Music)


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. This four-year degree program has the option to obtain a diploma after the completion of the first two years.

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Hit the right note

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


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, soundproof booths and stages that you will call home during your studies. At Allard Hall, our vibrant new building at City Centre Campus, you will nurture your talent in the heart of Edmonton’s thriving downtown music scene.