Admission to Master Courses
BIENNIO ACCADEMICO DI SECONDO LIVELLO
MASTER – 2nd HIGH EDUCATION CYCLE – 7th EQF LEVEL
HOW TO BECOME A STUDENT
If you want to become a student of ours, you'll have to take an admission test, after which a single integrated ranking both for academic courses and preparatory, of eligible candidates will be drawn up.
Enrollment will follow the order of the ranking list, depending on availability for each Course.
Entrance exams will take place from May 18th to June 4th 2022.
ADMISSION REQUESTS FOR EU STUDENTS AND FOREIGN STUDENTS LIVING IN ITALY
Admission requests must be filed exclusively online between April 1st to May 9th 2022.
If you want to file your admission request please go to our STUDENTS WEB SERVICES PAGE.
ADMISSION FEES: enrolling the entrance examination requests a € 50 fee. PagoPA payin-in slip is automatically created during on-line filing procedure.
ADMISSION REQUESTS FOR EXTRA-EU STUDENTS
Starting from a.y. 2021/22 foreign students NOT LIVING in Italy need to access the Universitaly platform for admission procedure from April 1 to May 9 2022.
Info about application process HERE (in Italian only).
Admission is articulated in a main subject audition (materia caratterizzante), an Italian language test (for foreign students only) and up to four Fundamental subjects tests. Depending on the outcome of the main subject test, a single integrated ranking list of eligible candidates for academic and preparatory courses will be drawn up. Enrollment will follow the order of the ranking list, depending on availability for each Course.
Non-eligible candidates can neither access to the subsequent tests, nor be declared eligible even in the presence of vacancies.
Italian language and Fundamental subjects tests do not modify main subject audition results and the corresponding ranking list, but may require one of the following options:
a) enrollment as a regular student with contemporary attendance of remedial course(s)
b) enrollment as Corso singolo con debiti - Single subject with contemporary attendance of remedial course(s) - see below.
Except for Orchestra conducting, Choir conducting, Orchestration for wind orchestra, all entrance exams for a.y. 2022/2023 will take place ONLINE as follows:
1) by May 9th 2022 candidates need to send audio/video recordings with all the program relating to the Main subject (see below) at: firstname.lastname@example.org strictly following THESE GUIDELINES. CHINESE VERSION
2) May 18th to 27th 2022: Main subject audition (see below); entrance commissions will gather to examine audio/video recordings. Candidates will receive via email an invitation to an online meeting in case of admission programs with live tests. Detailed schedule is available HERE
3) May 30th to June 4th 2022: Fundamental subjects exams (see below) will take place by online meetings; candidates will receive via email invitations to individual meetings (one for each of the Fundamental subjects). Detailed schedule HERE.
4) May 30th and 31th 2022: Italian language test (foreign students only) both written and oral will take place by online meetings; candidates will receive via email invitations to individual meetings. Detailed schedule HERE.
MAIN SUBJECT AUDITIONS
The audition program is available at the Course web page.
Candidates who successfully pass their main subject examinations and auditions are also required to take entrance exams in four fundamental subjects: Sight Reading and Ear Training, Harmony and Analysis, Music History, and Piano Practice. Basic subjects entry exams will take place from May 30th to June 4th 2022.
Fundamental subjects entrance exams requirements, detailed schedule, as well as info regarding transfers from other institutions, acknowledgements, academic debts, etc. are available here: Materie di base bienni.
Foreign candidates who successfully pass their main subjects examinations and auditions are required to take an ONLINE Italian Language test as follows:
May 30th 2022 at 8,00am written test
May 31st and June 1st 2022 individual oral tests (only for candidates who passed the written test). It is mandatory to take the exam and certification are not taken into account.
Both written and oral tests will take place by online meetings on Zoom®; candidates who successfully pass their main subjects examinations and auditions will receive invitations via email.
ENROLLMENT WITH REMEDIAL COURSE(S)
Eligible candidates with minor debts in Fundamental subjects can enroll as regular students (depending on availability for each Course) and will have to attend one or more remedial courses in order to fill formative gaps by the end of the first academic year – i.e. winter session of next a.y., Feb/Mar 2024 for students enrolled in a.y. 2022/2023 (June 2024 if part-time students), otherwise they will be dismissed.
ENROLLMENT AS CORSO SINGOLO CON DEBITI (SINGLE SUBJECT WITH REMEDIAL COURSES)
If formation gaps related to Italian language and Fundamental subjects are so wide to compromise the academic curriculum, the student is given the opportunity to enroll as Single subject with remedial courses. An examination board appointed by the Director will take into account the results for each student.
Students with severe linguistic debt and Fundament subjects debt will attend:
- Italian language remedial course (annual course, compulsory attendance)
- Main subject
- Eartraining and/or Piano practice remedial course(s) (if needed)
If History of music and/or harmony remedial courses are needed, the student may access them only starting on the next a.y. after filling the Italian language gap.
Students with severe debts other than Language will attend:
- Italian language strenghtening course (annual course, compulsory attendance)
- Main subject
- One or more Remedial courses according to the exam's result.
Students enrolled as Single subject with remedial courses must fill formative gaps by the end of the first ACTUAL academic year (i.e. Feb/Mar 2025 for students enrolled in a.y. 2022/2023 as Single subject with remedial courses and 2023/24 as first ACTUAL academic year), otherwise they will be dismissed.
As per the aforementioned legislation, the collection of personal information shall comply with the principles of fairness, lawfulness and transparency. By means of a specific information document, you shall be provided with useful information concerning the methods and the purposes of the data processing, besides the measures to be implemented in order to ensure the security of the aforementioned data. Whenever it is deemed necessary, your consent to the processing of your personal data shall be collected.
CONSERVATORIO DI MUSICA "ARRIGO BOITO", having its registered office in Parma, Italy, Via Conservatorio, 27/A, shall be the Data Controller.