Admission Requirements for the Master of Sonology:
Students for the Master of Sonology are selected on the basis of a portfolio with previous compositions, recordings of live performances or research results in the form of computer programs, articles, theses etc. The studies will be conducted in English and applicants are expected to be adequately fluent with the language. The candidate should have a bachelor's diploma related to the professional field of Sonology (electronic music composition, sound synthesis research or related technical subjects such as artificial intelligence, computer studies or electronic engineering). In addition the candidate should submit a two-page study plan, which includes the following elements:
- A short description of the proposed project to be realised during the master's studies. This project can have a practical and a theoretical part, or can be exclusively theoretical.
- A time planning, divided in 4 semesters, which also includes possible participation in subjects of the one-year Sonology Course.
- A detailed description of the proposed project. This description should present the central research question, the context in which the research takes place and the form in which the research results will be presented, such as compositions, computer programs and articles.
- An overview of the subjects to be discussed in the thesis for the final examination.
There is no live admission exam. All lessons are conducted in the English language.
The application deadline is 1 March 2018.
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Information about the study fees can be found here:
Applications are made via Studielink (the national application and enrollment website) and via the website of the Royal Conservatoire. You will find the conservatoire's admission pages for the Master of Sonology here: