Applications are submitted externally through the UVic website.
Introductory Note: To enter the Bachelor of Music Degree, you must qualify for admission to UVic and also meet the School of Music's entrance requirements.
Admission for BC High School graduates:
1. Completion of the following courses:
Grade 11 Courses
Grade 12 courses
Non-Academic (to satisfy the School of Music’s entrance requirements)
1. All applicants to UVic (regardless of country of origin or citizenship status) are required to demonstrate competence in the English language prior to admission. You can choose one of several ways to demonstrate language proficiency.
You are not required to provide proof of language proficiency if you have studied full time for at least four years within Canada at the high school and/or post-secondary level, and all of your instruction has been in English.
2. The School of Music's audition can be completed in a one-day visit to the campus. Auditions are normally held in February for entry the following September.
3. The School of Music requires that all prospective students demonstrate ability in an accepted performance area (instrument or voice). For this purpose a personal audition is recommended; if an in-person audition is not possible, a recording may be submitted instead. However, it is strongly recommended that you attend one of the Spring audition dates whenever possible.
4.For details on the audition, click here.
5. If you have any other questions about audition or admission requirements, you can contact the School of Music directly.
6. Admission averages are calculated using all required Grade 12 courses for entry to a program. For more details on admission requirements for all applicant categories, see the UVic admissions site.
Applicants also have to satisfy UVic's institution admission requirements as listed below.
One of the following (minimum scores):
Verify with the institution directly
For students directly entering an undergraduate program after high school, admission is based on four academic courses.
English Language Requirement - You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.
Information on admission requirements for BC post-secondary transfer students can be found here.
Information on admission requirements for transfer students can be found on this page by selecting 'transferring from another college or university' and select the type of institution you are transferring from.
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