Program Milestones

Meet with your supervisor regularly and complete progress reports each year.

 


D.Mus. 1

Fall & Winter

Students in DMus 1 have been accepted into the program without a Master's Degree, or with a Master's Degree in an unrelated field, and complete a series of additional preparatory courses during this year.

 


D.Mus. 2

Fall

  • Pre-requisite courses
  • Composition tutorial 
  • 1 seminar

Winter

  • Pre-requisite courses
  • Composition tutorial
  • 1 seminar
  • Begin drafting comprehensive topics

 


D.Mus. 3

Fall

  • Pre-requisite courses
  • Composition tutorial
  • 1 seminar

Winter

  • Pre-requisite courses
  • Composition tutorial
  • 1 seminar

 


D.Mus. 4

Fall

  • Comprehensives
  • Select works for oral

Winter

  • Comprehensives if not yet done
  • Thesis proposal

 


D.Mus. 5

Fall

  • Thesis research

Winter

  • Thesis research
  • Concert performance

 


D.Mus. 6

Fall

  • Thesis research
  • December thesis submission (for Winter defence and Spring graduation)

By end of DMus 6

  • August thesis submission for Fall defence and Winter graduation

 


Time Limit!

Progress Reports and Degree Audit Forms

To avoid running out of time, fill out your progress report at least once a year with your supervisor.

Progress Report guidelines

Research progress tracking form

D.Mus. Music Composition audit form