University of Pécs

Faculty of Music and Visual Arts

 

 

Master of Arts in Classical Singing

Name of the Program: Classical Singing MA 
Name of the Faculty: Faculty of Music and Visual Arts, Institute of Music
Degree: Opera Singer
Duration of training: 4 semesters (120 ECTs)
Language of instruction: English
Head of the program: Balázs Kocsár

Application procedure: Registrartion and application through: www.apply.pte.hu
Deadline for application: July 31
Location of the education: Hungary, Pécs, Zsolnay Vilmos út.16. 7630
Tuition fee: 3000 EUR  per semester (for EU and non EU students)

 

MA IN OPERA SINGING

STUDY PROGRAMME (COURSE, CREDIT AND EXAM SCHEDULE)

 

course

ECTS credits

hours/week

type of course / type of exam

semesters

summarized hours /semester

1.

2.

3.

4.

obligatory subjects

 

 

 

 

 

basic module

(11)

 

 

 

(150)

1. Contemporary Culture

2

2

L. / Pr.

x

x

 

 

60 / 30

2. Music History, Folk Music

6

2

L. / Term.e.

x

x

x

 

90 / 30

3. Literacy / Performance Visiting

3

-

- / Pr.

x

x

x

 

-

Professional obligatory module

(8)

 

 

 

(230)

1. Analysis

4

2

Sem./Pr.

x

x

 

 

60 / 30

2. Composition Style Studies

4

2

Sem./Pr.

 

 

x

x

60 / 30

Studies in professional practice

(8)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Chamber Music

8

2

Sem./ Term.e.

x

x

x

x

120 / 30

Differentiated Professional Subjects

(59)

 

 

 

(945)

1. Major Subject (Opera singing)

28

2

In./ Term.e.

x

x

x

x

120 / 30

2. Singing with Piano accompaniment

4

1

Sem./Pr.

x

x

x

x

60/15

3. Stylistic Knowledge

2

1

Sem./Pr.

x

x

 

 

30/15

4. Acting

12

8

Sem./Pr.

x

x

x

x

480/120

5. Stage speech

3

1

Sem./Pr.

x

x

x

 

45/15

6. Stage movement

3

1

Sem / Pr.

x

x

x

 

45/15

7. Role practice

4

2

L. / Term.e.

x

x

x

x

120/30

8. Foreign language role practice

3

1

Sem / Pr.

x

x

x

 

45/15

Professional Practice

(3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

(45)

1. Masterclass

3

-

- /Pr.

x

x

x

 

45 / 15

 

Final Exam

 

(15)

 

 

 

 

1. Final Exam preparation

15

 

Examination

 

 

 

x

 

optional subjects

 

(16)

 

 

 

(240)

1. Theory of Art I.

2

2

L./Term.e.

 

30

2. Theory of Art II.

2

2

L./Term.e.

 

30

3. Art history special course

2

2

L./Term.e.

 

30

4. Instrument Knowledge – for piano majors only

2

1

Sem. / Pr.

Two elected semesters

30 / 15

5. Improvisation – for piano majors only

2

1

Sem / Pr.

Two elected semesters

30 / 15

6. Guitar Harmony and Continuo Playing – for guitar major only

2

2

Sem / Pr.

Two elected semesters

60 / 30

7. Lute Tabulature and Intavolation Reading and Transcription methodology – for guitar major only

2

2

Sem / Pr.

Two elected semesters

60 / 30

8. Aural Training

4

2

Sem / Pr.

1.-2.-3.-4.

120 / 30

9. Gregorian Chant

2

2

Sem / Pr.

3.

30 / 30

10. Medieval Polyphony

2

2

Sem / Pr.

4.

30 / 30

11. New media and art 1

2

2

Sem./Pr.

 

30

summarized: obligatory

optional

104

16

 

 

 

1370

240

Symbols and Abbreviations

 

 

           Type of course
           L:Lecture
           S:Seminar

 

Note:

ECTS Credit system: One semester consists of a 15 week tutorial period, 5 week exam period. 30 ECTS credits are required on average per semester. 1 credit = 15 class hours and 15 individual work hours, resulting in 30 hours work altogether. (a 2 hour class per week course = 2 ECTS credits, a 4 hour class = 4 ECTS credits, etc.)

For more information, please contact:

Beáta Seres: seres.beata@pte.hu
International Relations Coordinator 
University of Pécs, Faculty of Music and Visual Arts