|Study location||Hungary, Debrecen|
|Type||Preparatory (foundation), full-time|
|Nominal duration||10 months|
|Tuition fee||$6,000.00 per year|
|Application fee||$50.00 one-time|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Certificate of secondary school final exams, aptitude entry test are required.
If you study in the last year of high school and will get your high school leaving certificate later than application date, but before than enrollment date (mid-September), you can still apply now. Please note that you will need to provide a reference from your high school that you are in the last year of education.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
You can apply with scan copies of your documents, however you will present their originals to the university during enrollment in mid-September and they (scan copies and originals) have to be the same documents.
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): World.
Basic English language (A2) proficiency is required.
The objective of this preparatory course is to prepare foreign students for the requirements of entry tests to Hungarian institutions of music of higher education. Besides systematizing their already acquired music knowledge and experience, they can improve their musical skills and theoretical knowledge. Thus, they can get apt to follow studies in higher education.
Instrument / voice first study: (1 lesson/week)
improving instrumental / voice techniques, deepening stylistic knowledge, learning about genres, developing skills for music interpretation, stage training
Chamber music / chamber singing: (1 lesson/week)
improving skills for playing music in an ensemble, taking part in the work of chamber groups of different set-up
Coaching with piano: (1 lesson/week, part of first study lesson)
developing musical repertoire to an artistic level, learning the skills for ensemble music-making
Theory of music: (2 lessons/week)
harmony and formal studies of baroque and Viennese classical music, analysis of baroque and Viennese classical movements, improvement of stylistic knowledge
Musicianship (2 lessons/week)
a comprehensive subject for improving muical skills, including vocal development of aural, writing, reading, rythmical, memory and transposition skills of music, practising concentration and self-adaptation for playing music
Piano (1 lesson/week)
natural instrumental techniques, improving technical and musical skills through studying works from different eras of piano repertoire, improving sight-reading, playing piano accompaniment
Music repertoire (2 lessons/week) – optional
an overall view of the history and styles of European music, obtaining further knowledge about genres by studying representative works of music of different stylistic eras
Folk music (1 lesson/week) – optional
studying treasures of folk songs (European, own national and Hungarian), improving analyzing techniques of folk music, obtaining further knowledge about ethno-musicology, getting an overall view of the history of Hungarian and international folk music research processes
choir, orchestra, wind orchestra, brass band, contemporary music practice, Hungarian language