Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Performance

Advanced studies, tailored to your interests

The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Performance is a unique program for gifted students who wish to prepare for careers as performing artists at the highest professional level.

The flexible program allows students to select courses from the Bachelor of Music program as well as other faculties and schools at the University of Manitoba. Students are mentored by distinguished artists, and enjoy extensive opportunities to participate in ensembles and display their abilities through solo performance.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must possess a Bachelor of Music degree or a Conservatory Diploma taken in residence. Entrance auditions are normally held in-person, but other arrangements may be made when distance is a prohibitive factor.


To earn the post-baccalaureate diploma, students must complete three required courses totalling 15 credit hours from the Bachelor of Music program, plus 15 hours of electives.

 MUSC 5400 Major Practical Study with the principal teacher      6 
 MUSC 5180 Ensemble activity      3
 MUSC 5560 Recital solo performance      6 
 Electives from the 3000 and 4000 level      15

Total Credit Hours