Graduate

Graduate

PhD in Human Kinetics (with a Research Topic in Piano Pedagogy)
The PhD in human kinetics allows students to take a research topic in piano pedagogy. In a partnership with the Piano Pedagogy Research Laboratory students are able to conduct their research at the Piano Lab.
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Degree Requirements: 6-18 credits including Comprehensive Examination, Thesis and Defense

Compulsory courses

At least 3 credits from 7000-level courses within the School of Human Kinetics

Elective course(s)

In consultation with the thesis supervisor, students choose course(s) related to their research project.

Thesis and Defense

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Master of Arts with Thesis in Piano Pedagogy
The Master of Arts (MA) program in Music with a thesis in Piano Pedagogy allows students to become familiar with existing research in the field and to train as a researcher by working on a project dealing with piano learning or piano teaching.
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Degree Requirements: 18 credits

Compulsory courses* – 6 cr.

MUS5901 PROSÉMINAIRE EN THÉORIE ET ANALYSE MUSICALES / PROSEMINAR IN MUSIC THEORY AND ANALYSIS (3cr.)
MUS5903 PROSÉMINAIRE EN MUSICOLOGIE / PROSEMINAR IN MUSICOLOGY (3cr.)
* With permission of the Director of Graduate Studies, students enrolled in the MA and completing a thesis in piano pedagogy may replace one of the required courses by MUS5904 or a methodology course in EDU.

Elective MUS courses – 12 cr.

The choice of elective credits is subject to the approval of the thesis supervisor. The School may stipulate additional requirements depending upon the student’s choice of research topic. Students are allowed to take up to 6 MUS credits at the 4000 level, provided they complete additional work to the satisfaction of the Director of graduate studies.

Thesis and Defense

MUS7902 PROPOSITION DE THÈSE / THESIS PROPOSAL
Thesis (MUS7999)
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Master of Arts with Major Research Paper in Piano Pedagogy
The Master in Arts (MA) program in Music with a research paper in Piano Pedagogy allows students to become familiar with existing research in the field.
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Degree Requirements: 27 credits

Compulsory courses* – 6 cr.

MUS5901 PROSÉMINAIRE EN THÉORIE ET ANALYSE MUSICALES / PROSEMINAR IN MUSIC THEORY AND ANALYSIS (3cr.)
MUS5903 PROSÉMINAIRE EN MUSICOLOGIE / PROSEMINAR IN MUSICOLOGY (3cr.)
* With permission of the Director of Graduate Studies, students enrolled in the MA and completing a research paper in piano pedagogy may replace one of the required courses by MUS5904 or a methodology course in EDU.

Elective MUS courses – 15 cr.

The choice of elective credits is subject to the approval of the research paper director. The School may stipulate additional requirements depending upon the student’s choice of research topic. Students are allowed to take up to 6 MUS credits at the 4000 level, provided they complete additional work to the satisfaction of the Director of graduate studies.

Research Paper – 6 cr.

The topic of the research paper must be approved before the end of the fall term in the second year. The final paper must receive the grade of “S” (satisfactory) from both the professor who supervised its preparation and from a second reader.
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Graduate Diploma in Piano Pedagogy Research
The Graduate Doploma in Piano Pedagogy Research focuses on the study of multidisciplinary research to provide a better understanding of the processes involved in learning to play the piano. The graduate diploma enables piano teachers to incorporate scientific knowledge into their practice and develops highly qualified professionals with a strong interest in research in their field.
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Diploma Requirements: 15 credits + Oral Examination

Compulsory MUS Courses

select at least one of the following: MUS6931 Thèmes en pédagogie de la musique / Topics in Musical Pedagogy (3 cr.) MUS6932 Thèmes en pédagogie du piano / Topics in Piano Pedagogy (3 cr.)

Elective Courses

select 12 cr. with a maximum of 6 cr. of EDU or PSY courses: MUS4158 Piano Pedagogy I (3 cr.) or MUS4159 Piano Pedagogy II (3 cr.); MUS5900 Initiation à la Recherche Musicale / Introduction to Musical Research (3 cr.) / MUS5901 Proséminaire en Théorie et Analyse Musicales / Proseminar in Music Theory and Analysis (3 cr.) / MUS5902 Stage / Practicum (3 cr.) / MUS5903 Proséminaire en Musicologie / Proseminar in Musicology (3 cr.) / MUS5904 Méthodes de Recherche en Pédagogie Musicale / Research Methodologies in Music Pedagogy (3 cr.) / MUS5911 Séminaire de Recherche / Research Seminar (3 cr.) / MUS6931 Thèmes en Pédagogie de la Musique / Topics in Musical Pedagogy (3 cr.) / MUS6932 Thèmes en Pédagogie du Piano / Topics in Piano Pedagogy (3 cr.) / MUS6993 Thèmes en Interprétation / Topics in Performance (3 cr.) / MUS6994 Études Individuelle en Pédagogie de la Musique / Independent Studies in Musical Pedagogy (3 cr.) / MUS6995 Lectures Dirigées dans Le Domaine de la Pédagogie de la Musique / Directed Readings in Musical Pedagogy (3 cr.) / MUS6996 Étude Individuelle en Interprétation / Independent Studies in Performance (3 cr.)

Oral Examination

MUS6935 (this course has no credit value)
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