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Field of Art & Design

Music Program

Music Program

Required Courses Dual Degree Duration
52 Courses Not Available 8 Semesters
Language Credit Hours Annual Fees
English 144 Cr. Hrs. 49,000 EGP


Program Overview

Music is one of the most enjoyable forms of art that anyone can participate in, whether they sing, play an instrument, or just listen. It takes a truly dedicated and talented individual to pursue a music degree. If composing or making music gives you joy, then you’re already a strong candidate for a degree in this subject area. It’s time to turn your passion into a future career!

The Music Program at GU combines technical, cognitive, and motor skills that include performance, singing and basic music composition styles. It depends on a group of courses that enable the student to take part in local, regional, and international Music forums. The program also combines the study of Arabic and Western Music over the course of different eras, with a focus on contemporary approaches to music genres. The music program is characterized by offering group activities for all departments at GU campus, aiming at developing the musical artistical sense, as well as the communal practice.

Learning Outcomes

Students of GU’s Music Program will be able to:  

  1. Know the principles of music notation.
  2. Identify the principles of organizing sounds vertically (harmonization)
  3. Learn about the Arabic and Western Music principles and theories and various approaches in the Western and Arabic music eras.
  4. Acknowledge the basics of Arabic and Western music analysis.
  5. Skillfully perform music pieces that are different in style; whether traditional or contemporary.
  6. Perform and sing new music pieces utilizing music production software.
  7. Perform on a stage and communicate to the audience.
  8. Master public performance skills.
  9. Positively participate in group performance through University ensembles.

Job Opportunities

Graduates of the Music Program will choose from the following career paths:

Performer at the Cairo Opera House

Singer at the Cairo Opera House

Music Producers: songs, music, or soundtracks

Composer, forming music bands, working in Cultural Palaces

Music score transcriber


Tuition Fees (Egyptian Students)

  • Annual tuition fees: 49,000 EGP
  • Annual administrative fees (to be paid before the first semester): 9,480 EGP
  • Admission administrative fees(To  be paid once on the admission’s semester): 6,500 EGP

Tuition Fees (Non-Egyptian Students)

  • Annual tuition fees: $3,500
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