Pianist Performance MSc

Name of programme: Pianist Performance

Level of degree: Master

Qualification written in the degree: Pianist

Language of study: English

Area of education: Music art

Duration of programme: 4 semesters

Number of credit points necessary for the MSc degree: 120 credit points

The aim of study programme:

The aim of the course is to acquire a higher level musical, technical and orchestral repertory; a deeper knowledge of the characteristics and requirements of orchestral and chamber music; as well as the knowledge of different styles. In regards to the styles the adequate performance of these styles, studying specific theoretical and historical materials, learning methods that help students to understand complicated music, the knowledge of analytical tools and instruments, and the basic general (theoretical and historical) studies required from a professional. The graduates will be prepared to do research in their given specialization, and to take part in further studies at the doctoral level.
a) The graduates of the Master’s course will acquire:
- a higher level musical, technical and orchestral repertory;
- the specific requirements of orchestral and chamber music;
- different styles and their performance;
- methods, which help gain a better understanding and deeper knowledge of the specific theoretical and historical materials and of the analytical instruments;
-the basic and general material a professional musician should know, as well as in the specialization of piano- accompaniment and tutoring;
- the specific requirements of the piano- accompaniment;
- mastery in piano techniques, the techniques required for playing basso-continuo on clavicembalo/spinet and the organ
-a higher level musical and  technical piano- accompaniment repertory;
- as a piano accompanist performing on the stage, the ethics of behaviour and mediation

The content of the study programme:

  • Human Literacy: 8 credits
  • Music history and Music theory: 16 credits
  • Differentiated Professional Knowledge: 50 credits
  • Community music modes: 19 credits
  • Diploma recital: 15 credits
  • Freely elected courses: 12 credits

 Admission requirement,

1. An authorized copy of a BA degree from any higher education institution already completed.

2. personal interview and trumpet audition (or authentic video recording of the trumpet performance)

3. English language skills that are sufficient for musician training

Minimum language skills required by the training according to the CEFR

One of the following indications of English-language proficiency:

a. TOEFL IBT test score of 66 or PBT score 513

b. Cambridge First Certificate  grade B

c. IELTS score of 5.5

d. any official certificate equal to the above mentioned

Thesis requirements:

The total number of credits needed to complete the programme is 120. The courses of the programme are divided into three categories: compulsory courses 93 credits), diploma recital (15 credits) and elective courses (12 credits).

Notation to the chart of courses













Name of the course

Weekly lectures

weekly seminars

weekly laboratories

Type of assessment

credit points


Type of assessments:


evaluation is based on the student’s performance and work during the semester


evaluation is based on the student’s report at the of the semester in a 5-grade system (excellent(5) – good (4) – satisfactory (3) – passed (2) – fail (1))


evaluation is based on the student’s report at the of the semester in a 3-grade system (excellent competed – completed – not completed)


evaluation is based on the student’s taken exam in a 5-grade system (excellent(5) – good (4) – satisfactory (3) – passed (2) – fail (1))

Optional subjects:

A tanulmányok végéig a csoportból elvégzendő kreditek száma…........

..........credit points should be passed in this group till the end of the study programme.


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