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Create soundscapes for visual media. Design sounds for theatre or sound effects for video games. Craft sonic environments to enhance emotions. Explore the possibilities for creativity through electroacoustic composition, sound design and recording, while training your inner and outer ear.
Yes, you’ll learn about music history, theory, and composition, and also have opportunities to:
A Bachelor of Fine Arts degree takes a minimum of three or four years (90 – 120 credits) of full-time study, depending on your academic background.
Electroacoustic Studies specializations
Admission is to the major. After the successful completion of first-year core courses (30 credits), students may apply for transfer into one of two specializations:
Learn more about the Electroacoustic Studies [EaSt] area, what it is, understanding your interests and expectations, facilities, and an extensive section on preparing examples for your portfolio.
United States students: A U.S. Federal Student Aid-eligible version of this program is offered. This version meets all U.S. regulations (such as no co-operative education or e-courses) for eligible programs.
This program is available for Fall admission only.
Minimum cut-off averages should be used as indicators. The cut-off data may change depending on the applicant pool. Applicants who meet the stated minimum requirements are not guaranteed admission to these programs.
We consider complete applications year round and give priority to applicants who apply by official deadlines.
March 1 is the deadline to apply for fall term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by February 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Late applications will be considered if places are still available. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
Admission to this program is available for the Fall Term only.
We reserve the right to close admission to a program at any time after the official deadline without prior notice.
You’ll graduate with the knowledge and discipline to think critically about your work and collaborate with others, and poised to find success in the music industry. Electroacoustic Studies alumni have been recognized through awards and nominations, and are regularly hired by key members of the cultural industries.
Your degree can lead to many paths such as:
You’ll be well-placed to pursue graduate studies in electroacoustic composition and recording.
Major Electroacoustic Studies
The program has a good environment to be supported while you experiment and discover different ways of creating music and sound.
Major in Electroacoustic Studies
Electroacoustics grad Bennett Dobni credits transdisciplinary education for his career success.
If you want to be a pioneer, exploring relationships between emerging and existing media technologies and the fine arts, then this program for you.
Department of Studio Arts
Faculty of Fine Arts
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Department of Music
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