Music and Technology, Advanced Diploma | Selkirk College | Nelson, Canada
12 months
15845 CAD/year
4581 CAD/year
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The Advanced Diploma in Music and Technology from Selkirk College offers graduates of the Selkirk College Music & Technology program a chance to continue their learning with our expert instructors. Students can take their area of expertise to the next level and further develop their craft honing their skills to the contemporary music industry. 

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As in our diploma program, a diverse cross-section of musical styles is offered allowing students to explore the best that each genre has to offer from rock and blues, to jazz, folk and world music.

The Selkirk College Music and Technology Program has been preparing students for the commercial music and entertainment industry for over 25 years. It’s the only program in Canada based on the world renowned Berklee College of Music curriculum and its guiding principle that the best way to prepare students for careers in music is through the study and practice of contemporary music. 


Professional studios, high-end labs, and private practice rooms are available all in beautiful Nelson. We have a total of 18 Digital Audio Workstations on campus all running the industry standard Pro Tools software and hardware and Sibelius music notation software. There are also laptops loaded with Ableton Live Suite for student use.


Graduates go on to become performers, recording engineers, composers, songwriters and teach private lessons.

Programme Structure

  • The Contemporary Music & Technology program trains musician performers for the commercial music industry. The curriculum includes individual instruction on guitar, voice, bass, drums, saxophone, violin, and keyboards, as well as a solid grounding in music theory and ear training. Individual and ensemble instruction and practice is offered throughout both years of the program. Rock, blues, jazz, folk and world music are the primary instructional styles. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most programs accept applications 12 months before the start date. 




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have graduated from a BC Senior Secondary School or equivalent, or
  • Be 19 years of age or over at the time of application, or
  • Be under 19 years of age but have a written recommendation from your Secondary School Principal

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15845 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15845 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    4581 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4581 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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