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Composition, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Individual lessons one on one with a composition teacher, developing one's own compositions and analyzing pieces from the 20th and 21st centuries

  • Performance of both orchestral and vocal final diploma pieces
  • Composition-related special courses offered on several topics freely chosen based upon the individual's needs and area of interests
  • Master courses given by various visiting professors and artists
  • Possibility to deepen studies in the field of electronic music
The Composition programme is offered by the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music.

Programme Structure

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • BA diploma in the same field, TOEFL or IELTS language certificate
  • The entrance examinations for all courses at the Liszt Academy of Music take place at the end of June and at the beginning of July. Applicants are informed about the exact date of their entrance examination during May. The entrance examinations take place at the Liszt Academy of Music, in Budapest, Hungary. All applicants are required to appear before the Entrance Examination Committe in person for the examinations. Live streaming, video streaming, DVDs, CDs, or any other recordings are not accepted as a substitute. Applicants are informed about the result of the entrance examinations in July. Entry requirements: Applicants are to take a practical examination in their chosen specialisation (live audition), and theoretical examination (written examination).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8800 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8800 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Application fee: 60€

Living costs for Budapest

  • 172338 - 268260 HUF/month
    Living Costs

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