Joint degrees: bachelor of music and business administration


Memorial University’s joint music and business administration degree is the only program in Canada to offer comprehensive, integrated studies in both disciplines.

This program enables students to earn two degrees –a bachelor of music (B.Mus.) and bachelor of business administration (BBA) – in just five years!

The joint music and business administration degree aims to develop world-class musicians who have the business acumen to forge successful careers, work in the music industry and establish entrepreneurial ventures.

Learning and development will focus on:

  • Musical and technical development
  • Performance
  • Theory
  • Composition
  • Musicologies
  • Music technology
  • Ensembles
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • And more!

Students enrolled in the joint degree program may choose from the following majors: composition, general musical studies or performance.


Admission to the program is competitive.

All applicants must first meet the basic admission requirements for Memorial University, and then be admitted to the bachelor of music program. The admission process includes an audition on the candidate’s principal applied instrument. Admission decisions are made with particular emphasis on an applicant’s audition and their academic performance.

The deadline to apply for the bachelor of music program is Jan. 15, 2020.

For information on auditions, including dates and repertoire guidelines, visit the School of Music.

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Faculty of Business Administration

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000