B.A. Musical Creative Art and Musicology

University of Debrecen | Debrecen, Hungary
To educate musicians who - with their performing skills, theoretical knowledge, and highly developed musical abilities - enrich and spread Hungarian and European music culture.

Description of Musical Creative Art and Musicology

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To educate musicians who - with their performing skills, theoretical knowledge, and highly developed musical abilities - enrich and spread Hungarian and European music culture.

They can enrich the repertory of musical knowledge with their sophisticated musical taste and are able to work in musical institutions, professional performing ensembles, religious ensembles and in other occupations which require musical education.

With their high standard of knowledge, they can continue their studies in one of the MA specializations.
Specialized fields: music theory and musicology

Main subjects

Basic knowledge: philosophy, aesthetics, ethics, studies of history of culture and art, general and Hungarian history of music, folk music, studies of works of music, acoustics.

General technical knowledge and skills according to specialization: theory of music, solfeggio, counterpoint, piano, score reading, transposing, chamber music/singing, contemporary music, orchestral/choir practice, music pedagogy, history of music education.

Differentiated technical knowledge: Specialization in theory of music: harmony of higher level, studies of counterpoint and musical form, stylistic studies, history of theory of music, high standard of score reading skills, continuo playing.

Specialization in musicology: harmony of higher level, studies of counterpoint and musical form, folk music and history of music, stylistic studies, high standard of score reading and musical hearing skills, voice training, choir conducting, Kodály's music pedagogy, spreading musical knowledge

Requirements

  • Duration of studies: 6 semesters
  • Number of teaching (contact) hours: 1800
  • Number of required ECTS credits: 180

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline 15th June
Tuition fee
  • EUR 6300 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 6300 Year (EEA)

8500 USD/academic year

Start date September  2015
Credits (ECTS) 180 ECTS
Duration full-time 36 months
Languages
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Objectives and Perspectives

To educate musicians who - with their performing skills, theoretical knowledge, and highly developed musical abilities - enrich and spread Hungarian and European music culture. They can enrich the repertory of musical knowledge with their sophisticated musical taste and are able to work in musical institutions, professional performing ensembles, religious ensembles and in other occupations which require musical education. With their high standard of knowledge, they can continue their studies in one of the MA specializations.

To enter into the education:

The applicants take part in an entrance audition, where they demonstrate their musical talent and knowledge. The committee of professors decides giving the possibility to take part in the education program.

Requirements for Musical Creative Art and Musicology

Academic: one or more of the following :

  • - excellent (senior) high school graduation grades for relevant subjects
  • - completed A Levels, IB or an internationally-recognized Foundation Year program with relevant subjects
  • - completed the first year of an HND or Advanced Diploma related to the relevant program
  • - in the first year of study on a relevant undergraduate degree

Age: students are at least 18 years old
English Language Level: IELTS 5.5, TOEFL 513 (183 computer based test, 65 internet based test), Pearson test of English (PTE) 46-48, or equivalent; GCE “O’”level English grade C

See the entrance requirements

Work Experience for Musical Creative Art and Musicology

No work experience is required.

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University of Debrecen, Hungary

Hungary With a student body of about 30 thousand the University of Debrecen is one of the largest institutions of higher education in Hungary today. The cooperation of fourteen faculties ensures the multidisciplinary background guaranteeing the University a leading role as a research and education institution, the intellectual center of Eastern Hungary. In 2007 our institution was the first to receive the highest degree of the Higher Education Qualification Price awarded to the most reputable Hungarian higher education institutions.