Bachelor’s Admission

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS 28th FEBRUARY 2021.

Admission Bachelor of Music in Sonology: Admission requirements: a high school diploma which includes mathematics. Demonstrable affinity with the professional field of Sonology in the form of compositions, sound examples, etc. The entrance exam consists of a conversation with the admissions committee, a mathematics test, and a listening test.

The interviews take place in a well-equipped studio with a multi-channel sound system and a video projector. Candidates can present fixed media pieces, demonstrate their own computer programs (for instance written in MAX or SuperCollider) or do a short music performance. 

An example of the mathematics test can be downloaded here.

The listening test is quite different from a standard solfège test. It consists of sound examples, mostly from the field of electroacoustic music, and candidates are required to answer questions about them, without preparation prior to the test.

The admission exams are on 21, 22 and 23 April 2021. All lessons are conducted in the English language.

Still in doubt? Then watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQW4lZT1iaU

Information about the study fees can be found here:
https://www.koncon.nl/en/application-process/tuitionfees

Applications are made via Studielink (the national application and enrollment website) and via the website of the Royal Conservatoire. You will fond the conservatoire’s admission page for the Bachelor of Music in Sonology here:
https://www.koncon.nl/en/apply?course=bachelor-sonology

If you are admitted and you are from a country outside the EU (with exception of Canada, Australia, New-Zealand, United States of America or South Africa), you must demonstrate that your level of English is sufficient before 1 September 2021. You can demonstrate your command of English with your score on any of the following English language proficiency tests: IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC or Cambridge English (FCE/CAE/CPE). The test scores are valid for two years and your score must be valid as of 1 September 2021. The minimum standard is a score of 6.0 in the IELTS test or level 80 in the TOEFL.