What can I do with this degree?

Choosing Music at Dal opens you up to a world of opportunity

Studying Music at Dalhousie teaches skills that you can take with you into any career. Music grads are creative, articulate, adaptable and confident, and have gone on to do outstanding work in a wide variety of areas. Here are recent examples of careers our alumni have successfully undertaken:

  • Musicologist
  • Composer
  • Performer
  • Teacher
  • Director/Conductor
  • Music critic
Discover what our alumni have done with their degrees

Read our alumni stories to learn about some of the amazing things our former students have been up to since graduating from Dal.

Further your education

An undergraduate degree in Music provides a great foundation for many future academic programs. Whether you're interested in doing a Masters of Arts in Musicology or moving on to a professional program like Education or Journalism, Dalhousie has a wide variety of programs to choose from.

Opportunities for future studies in Music are wide and varied:

  • Masters programs in Musicology, Performance, Composition, or other Music areas
  • Artist’s Diploma programs
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism