Bachelor of Music, Performance
The Bachelor of Music, Performance degree program balances and integrates the academic and performance requirements for music with general education requirements. If you are a graduate or current student of The Vancouver Academy of Music (British Columbia) and or a graduate of The Glenn Gould School: The Royal Conservatory Performance Diploma Program (Ontario), you are eligible for this program.
You can attain an undergraduate degree in a field you love, prepare to meet admission requirements for a master’s program or enhance your employability and your understanding of music performance.
Some program requirements may be met with credits earned by prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR).
Admission to, or completion of, a Vancouver Academy of Music program or completion of The Glenn Gould School: The Royal Conservatory Performance Diploma program
Please include the Program Admission Form with your application.
A minimum of 15 TRU credits (distance or on-campus)
Contact Vancouver Academy of Music or The Glenn Gould School regarding their residency requirements.
Enrolment in a Vancouver Academy of Music program or completion of The Glenn Gould School: The Royal Conservatory of Music Performance Diploma program and completion of additional credit, with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher over all courses required for this credential.
The number of credits required for the degree varies according to the program offered at Vancouver Academy of Music or The Glenn Gould School.
General education requirements (27 credits)
May be met with lower- or upper-level university courses; refer to the General Education requirements for arts and science degree programs:
- Six credits in English (university-level composition and literature), excluding technical- and business-writing courses
- Six credits in humanities, excluding music history and English
- Three credits in mathematics (including statistics) and/or science
- Six credits in social science
Music history, theory and performance requirements (number of credits varies)
Contact an OL program advisor or program staff at Vancouver Academy of Music or The Glenn Gould School.
Consult with your program advisor to ensure that the courses you select can be applied toward the program requirements of your chosen credential.
Also, before you register in a course not listed on the OL website, you must apply for a letter of permission. Otherwise, you may find that either course credits cannot be applied to your program or you must pay a transcript reassessment fee.