B.U.Ü. The State Conservatory was established in 1998 and the education which started in the preparatory units (primary and high school level) opened in 1999 and 2001, continued with undergraduate programs in the Department of Music in 2003. In 2001 the Social Sciences Institute Music Department String Instruments Branch in 2003 Piano and Composition Arts Branch Master´s programs and in 2005 the String Instruments and in 2016 Piano Proficiency in Art (Doctor of Musical Arts) programs were opened and put into practice.
Proficiency of Art/ Doctorate program for Music department is under the system of third cycle with its 240 ECTS. When the program qualifications are attained for the whole program a Proficiency of Art (Doctor of Musical Arts) degree is gained in Music.
Level of Qualification
Specific Admission Requirements
The graduates of State Conservatory and Music and Stage Arts Faculty of te related brances are allowed to apply to this programme provided that his diploma degree. The candidates artistic performance and background scores must also be at least 70 in the entrance exam. (ALES certificate is not an obligation.)
However they must be proficiency in foreign language (at least 55 points for YDS/YÖKDİL or the equivalent points at the international language examinations accepted by OSYM). A TÖMER certificate for TUrkish language is required for the acceptance of foreign students (except the one’s who studied at a school in Turkey).
Specific arrangements for the recognition of prior learning
The provisions in “Regulation on Transfer among Associate and Undergraduate Degree Programs, Double Major, and Subspecialty and the Principals of Credit Transfer among Institutions in Higher Education Institutions” are applied.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
To get a Proficiency in Art (Doctor of Musical Arts) degree (for Piano ) at the Music, the student has to complete all the obligatory and elective courses successfully (with 27 credit/53 ECTS ) and has to get 75 points over 100 for all over courses. The students who present the performance program and the written work succesfully in front of a jury selected are given the Proficiency in Art (Doctor of Musical Arts) diploma of Music (Piano) at the end of the program.
Profile of The Programme
The aim of the program Proficiency in Art in Music (Doctor of Musical Arts) is to provide artists having high qualities as a performer who are creative, and accepted at national and international levels, as well as having the power to interpret, the skill and advanced knowledge about the vlrtuosity of one’s own major depending on the graduate education.
Achieving a cumulative intellectuality to comment on works in music in terms of social, public/mass artistic and political matters
To form various theories and synthesis on the interrelation among disciplines related to music
To present or perform upper level performances using advanced techniques and methods gained at one’s own major
To improve the ability to produce and perform in the quality to be accepted by the experts in one’s own major study
To present original performances throughout the experimentation and creativity process related to musical interpretation
To gain the efficiency to solve problems, make evaluations and determine questions related to the music
To contribute to the artistic life of the public by performing works with the gained acquirements in one’s own major
To contribute to the process of acknowleding public about the developments in music
To present artistic, cultural and scientific works of music effectively
To improve the ability of academic teaching and evaluation related to one’s own major
To participate in the comittees of national and international projects related to music
To communicate in a foreign language verbally, written and visually in order to follow the international facilities and literature related to music or to participate in them
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
The graduates can work at the institutions such as symphony or opera as soloists, orchestra members, correpetitors at home or abroad depending on the performance level at piano as well as being able to work as a teaching staff at various universities providing music or performing arts education.
Access to Further Studies
The candidates who have completed the proficiency of art/doctorate level at the required level and have the necessary performance ability in piano as well as being proficient at a foreign language can continue their studies at postdoctorate programs or upper academic degrees.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Every student has to register for the courses at the begining of each semester and has to attend at least %75 of the theoretical lessons and %80 of the practice lessons in order to be able to take the final examinations of the term. They have to take at least one final examination.
The examinations are graded over 100 points. The final examination at the obligatory courses of the semester where the student has to perform in his/her own instrument is held by a comittee of at least 3 academicians. He/she has to get minimum 75 so as to be succesfull for all of the courses and AA, BA, BB, CB, CC letter grades are considered as successful for each of the courses.
The candidates must pass all the lessons present a seminar, pass the pre-proficiency exam and complete the thesis succesfully to graduate from the program (240 ECTS).
Mode of Study
Address and Contact Details
Bursa Uludağ Üniversitesi Devlet Konservatuvarı Görükle Yerleşkesi Nilüfer - BURSA Tel: (224) 294 27 00 –(0530) 827 82 07 e-posta: email@example.com - firstname.lastname@example.org
At the Piano program of the Music Department, the students are trained mostly by experienced well known artists (tutors), and the students are provided with the opportunity to make use of their experiences and archives. The Conservatory library which is rich enough can be referred to as a resource for scores of pieces to make research, as well. The students have the chance to give concerts not only with the Conservatory Academic Orchestra or recitals personally, but also attend other national or international facilities organized by the Conservatory. The Conservatory building provides various opportunities to progress in the quality of education. The financial support of our university for this building and the interior design is a significant advantage of this program.