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faq [2019/01/17 15:03]
gary [Do I need any prior computer/math training?]
faq [2019/08/22 18:31]
gary [Other useful information on Graduate Studies]
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   * [[#Do I need any prior computer/​math training?]]   * [[#Do I need any prior computer/​math training?]]
 +  * [[#Do I need to have a music degree or prior music training?]]
   * [[#Do MA applicants need to specify a supervisor?​]]   * [[#Do MA applicants need to specify a supervisor?​]]
   * [[#Do PhD applicants need to specify a supervisor?​]]   * [[#Do PhD applicants need to specify a supervisor?​]]
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 ===== Do I need any prior computer/​math training? ===== ===== Do I need any prior computer/​math training? =====
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 Yes. The Music Technology graduate program is based on a solid training in math, computer science, acoustics, and undergraduate music technology concepts. Yes. The Music Technology graduate program is based on a solid training in math, computer science, acoustics, and undergraduate music technology concepts.
  
 Applicants will need to demonstrate substantial knowledge in music technology and computer science before entering our programs via placement exams. Students who fail to demonstrate adequate knowledge in these areas will be required to take extra courses, either at the beginning of their programme or through an extra year before entering at the graduate level. Applicants will need to demonstrate substantial knowledge in music technology and computer science before entering our programs via placement exams. Students who fail to demonstrate adequate knowledge in these areas will be required to take extra courses, either at the beginning of their programme or through an extra year before entering at the graduate level.
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 +===== Do I need to have a music degree or prior music training? =====
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 +No. There are no specific music knowledge or performance competencies required for entrance into either the MA or PhD programs in music technology. However, we generally expect that students have some motivation and an appropriate background for pursuing a __music__ technology degree.
  
 ===== Do MA applicants need to specify a supervisor? ===== ===== Do MA applicants need to specify a supervisor? =====
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 Other useful information on Graduate Studies can be found in the follwing links: Other useful information on Graduate Studies can be found in the follwing links:
  
-  * {{mt_graduate_information_2016-17.pdf|Information for new graduate students in Music Technology}}+  * {{mt_graduate_information_2019-20.pdf|Information for new graduate students in Music Technology}}
   * [[http://​www.mcgill.ca/​music/​future-students/​graduate/​|Graduate admissions]]   * [[http://​www.mcgill.ca/​music/​future-students/​graduate/​|Graduate admissions]]
   * [[http://​www.mcgill.ca/​music/​current-students/​graduate/​graduate-music-handbook|Handbook for graduate students in music]]   * [[http://​www.mcgill.ca/​music/​current-students/​graduate/​graduate-music-handbook|Handbook for graduate students in music]]
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