Master of Music

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences

Program Description

Master of Music

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences

Master of Music

When you have obtained your Bachelor of Music, you may wish to continue your studies and become a ‘Master of Music’. Our Master's degree programme takes one year to complete. The academic programme can be tailored to your individual needs.
To be eligible for admission to the Master's programme, you must hold a music diploma from a recognized institution in the Netherlands (Bachelor of Music), or have attained a comparable level by other means, tailored to the academic programme offered by Maastricht Academy of Music. These programmes are only open to a limited number of participants. Entry is by audition only.

The Master of Music programme is offered by Maastricht Academy of Music and Fontys Conservatorium, Tilburg. These institutions are part of the Fontys and Zuyd University Alliance for Arts Education [Dutch: Alliantie voor de Kunsten Fontys en Zuyd], a joint arts venture between Zuyd University and Fontys University of Professional Education.


In accordance with the requirements of all art faculties, you will be required to take an admission examination before a final decision on admission can be made. Apart from General Admission Requirements you need to comply with Specific Admission Requirements.

The Music in Education admission exam consists of the following components:

• written examination and theoretical knowledge of music. This two-hour exam is usually held in the first week of May.

• theoretical component (aural skills and solfège), 30 minutes.

• practical component (instrument playing, singing and short interview), 30 minutes

• competency-specific component (two 45-minute workshops dedicated to playing together, communication and movement)

The last 3 components are held over one day in the first week of June.These guidelines apply to the Music in Art Education and Special Music Education areas of Specialization. You may be admitted onto the Preparatory Year, Year 1 or onto a more advanced level. You will be notified of the results in writing and by telephone within a few days.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated May 13, 2016
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Sept. 2016
Full time
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Netherlands Maastricht
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