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3.2.4    Graduation Requirements

Degree Classification

Students must read and pass a minimum of 160 modular credits before they can be awarded the Bachelor of Music (Honours) degree. Upon completing all necessary course requirements, students will be awarded a BMus degree classified as follows:

HONOURS DEGREE CLASSIFICATION CRITERIA
Honours (Highest Distinction) CAP 4.50 and above; AND minimum A- grade for one of the following modules:

  • MUA4162 Senior Recital – Instrumental Performance Capstone
  • MUA4191 Senior Recital in Voice
  • MUA4102 Composition Major Study 4B
  • MUA4178 MS/MCP Capstone Project
  • MUA4179 Final Project
Honours (Distinction) CAP 4.00 – 4.49
Honours (Merit) CAP 3.50 – 3.99
Honours CAP 3.00 – 3.49
Pass CAP 2.00 – 2.99

Period of Candidature

The normal candidature period for Bachelor of Music (Honours) degree programme is 8 consecutive semesters, or 4 years; and the maximum candidature period is 10 consecutive semesters, or 5 years. The candidature period exclude all approved Leave of Absence periods. Students who fail to complete the degree within the maximum candidature period will have their candidature terminated.