Music, Master | Fontys University of Applied Sciences | Tilburg, Netherlands
24 months
7690 EUR/year
2314 EUR/year
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Even among our study programs, there are only few that go as far as our Master of Music at does from Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts at Fontys University of Applied Sciences with the help of your personal budget, you make decisions about your studies based on your future career plans.


With this liberty comes responsibility though. At our institute we expect students to be highly self- supportive and capable of managing all tasks that apply to a fulltime Master of Music study.

In our additional Master of Music from Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts at Fontys University of Applied Sciences we aim to offer you courses that will not only help you in developing your musical skills, but also educate you in abilities a contemporary artist needs in a rapidly evolving artistic landscape. The research and personal and professional development program are designed for this education and we hope you will be able to connect these courses to your artistic plan. In this way, your performance exam will not only be a wonderful artefact, but this also will have a strong contextual basis supporting it. 


Besides developing your performance skills and learn about the context of your artistry by doing research, it is also important to be prepared for a career in music. To become a professional musician, we think you need skills that can help you on a practical and personal level.


The joint Master of Music programme at Fontys and the Maastricht Academy of Music has been accredited by the NVAO, the organization for accreditation in higher education in the Netherlands and Flanders.

Programme Structure

  • You can use your personal budget to personalize the curriculum in accordance with your artistic and professional needs. Students who wish to take lessons with artists who teach outside Fontys may use their scholarship to do so, even when the artist is based in another country. 
  • The school maintains strong connections with local concert halls and venues. Therefore, as a student you will have ample performance opportunities in the region.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • After your application to the Master of Music, you will be invited for an audition and an interview. The video audition forms the core of your admission to the program. In addition, all applicants must submit a personal development plan, sketching their professional plans for the upcoming years of study.
  • Only after admission to the Master of Music (so after the audition) you have to send documents like diplomas and if applicable (languages) certificates. So ignore the request of Studielink!

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7690 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 7690 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2314 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2314 EUR per year during 24 months.

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Living costs for Tilburg

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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