Master of Music: The Sound of Innovation

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More on the Sound of Innovation

You will start The Sound of Innovation master's programme at the Academy of Music in Enschede. The course lasts 2 years and is in English. Want to learn more about the course or the Academy of Music? Please contact us: ask us anything!

Start date

1 September 2020

Registration and admission

Apply before 1 June 2020 using Studielink. If you apply after 1 June, then you will only be admitted if there are enough spots left. Student from outside the EU? Then you need to apply before 1 March so that you have time to apply for a student visa.
Once you apply, we will send you information about the admissions process, such as the date of your audition/interview at the Academy of Music. Live abroad? Then you can do your audition via Skype. You will be sent a questionnaire and a format for writing a personal statement.

Copy of bachelor's degree

If you plan to follow a master's course at ArtEZ, then you must submit a copy of your bachelor's degree. Go to enrolment criteria for more information.

Academy of Music in Enschede

The Academy of Music in Enschede is pioneering and innovative. The Music Therapy, Academy of Pop Music, MediaMusic and Music in Education programmes all work closely together. The academy has strong ties with the international creative industry, cultural organisations and education and health care institutions. The Academy of Music has:

  • Five recording studios with state-of-the-art equipment;
  • A complete Foley stage in addition to a sound design studio;
  • Several concert auditoriums for lovely live performances;
  • Lecturers from every corner of the musical world eager to share their knowledge;
  • A unique, cosy feel: everyone is busy making music!

Enschede is a university city

Enschede one of the most fun university cities in the Netherlands. Besides ArtEZ, it also has the University of Twente and a Saxion University of Applied Sciences location. Enschede has many students, but it also has the cheapest student housing in the Netherlands. Discover the university city of Enschede! More information about student housing

Language requirements

The language requirement for this English master's programme is a minimum of IELTS 5.5 or a comparable level.