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Language test

As the Master of Music programme is taught in English, students have to prove having sufficient command of the English language.

The minimum English language proficiency required is as follows:

IELTS (Academic): 6,0
TOEFL paper: 550
TOEFL computer: 213
TOEFL internet: 79/80
TOEIC: 670 (only if the units ‘Speaking & Writing’ and ‘Listening & Reading’ have been completed successfully)
Cambridge ESOL: FCE-C (minimum 169)

Some applicants may be exempted from submitting the language proficiency test results:

  • Applicants who have a Dutch diploma of secondary education, at least HAVO / VWO / MBO-4.
  • Applicants who have a diploma of secondary education in a country listed in the diploma list drawn up on behalf of the associates of institutions of higher education, as published on the website of the code of conduct.
  • Applicants who have followed two years of their previous education in English.
  • Applicants who have adequate knowledge of the English language tested and approved during the audition/intake (only EU students).

Once admitted, you will be requested to send a proof of the English language requirement (except in abovementioned cases), a certified copy and official translation in English of your original diploma and grades list.