Music, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

Profile of the Music programme from University of Nicosia:

  • Core practical and theoretical skills for the professional musician.

The first two years of the degree revolve around each student’s?Primary Study (or principle instrument), which includes 4 hours of weekly instruction: 

  • 1 hour individual instruction, 
  • 1 hour group instruction, and 
  • 2 hours of ensemble instruction. 

Parallel to this intensive study on their primary instruments, our students receive professional training in keyboard and aural skills, harmony and theory, music history, and choral singing.

  • A specialized qualification in a particular area of music.
  • During their final two years of study, our students must complete seven courses in one of the four following concentrations:
  • Classical Performance: this consists of two more years of Advanced Primary Study, as well as courses in performance practice, analysis, and composition.
  • Jazz Performance: this also consists of two more years of Advanced Primary Study, along with courses in applied jazz harmony, improvisation, and jazz composition.?
  • Music Education: students in this course gain practical and theoretical knowledge of various methodologies for teaching music to children, including actual teaching experience in local schools.
  • Creative Music Technology: this concentration trains students to compose and create new musical works with the aid of the latest advances in computers and music technology.
  • Flexibility to develop one’s individual interests and talents.

In addition to the seven courses in their concentration, music students also take an additional five courses in any area of music they wish, making the program highly adaptive to each student’s individual needs and interests.

  • A well-rounded general education that prepares students to succeed in a variety of professional contexts.

All music students take between six and eight courses in the area of general studies. General education courses improve the students’ vitally important skills in written and oral communication, and develop the students’ sense of the interconnectedness of their musical training to other professional and academic fields. The choice of general education courses is largely up to the individual student.

Career Prospects:

On successful completion of the program graduates will be able to pursue a variety of professional musical activities and/or continue their studies a the post-graduate level.

Potential employment opportunities include:

  • Performing musician
  • Studio music instructor
  • Public or private school music teacher
  • Music and arts-related administration, inlcuding entrrepreneurial careers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Application Deadlines for European and Local Students - Please call the Office of Admissions

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music Theory 1: Diatonic Tonal Theory
  • Music Theory 2: Chromatic Tonal Theory
  • Music Theory 3: 20th Century Theory
  • Music History 1: Ancient to Baroque
  • Music History 2: Classical & Romantic
  • Music History 3: Twentieth-Century
  • Form and Analysis
  • Tonal Counterpoint
  • Orchestration and Arranging
  • Conducting and Score Reading

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    513

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Completed Application Form
  • A copy of your passport (page with your personal details and photo)
  • Academic Records (True copy of the original)
  • Evidence of work experience (where applicable)
  • Portfolio (for selected programmes of study)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    9720 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9720 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9540 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9540 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Nicosia

  • 576 - 870 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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