Graduate application requirements
Frequently Asked Questions
TOEFL IBT (at least 87), IELTS (at least 6.5 average and 5.5 from each section) or Bilkent COPE (at least C). Validity period for all exams: 2 years
Proof of Degree: Yes (if already obtained)
Statement of Purpose: A letter in English describing academic achievements, research interests, faculty members you are interested in working with, and motivations for applying to the program (Word limit: 500 to 800 words, double-spaced)
Letter of Recommendation: 2
• Musical scores of 3 recent original compositions reflecting a variety of genres and instrumental combinations
• Recordings of submitted scores if available. Midi recordings are discouraged.
All materials should be uploaded as Supporting Files and Documents in the online application.
Entrance Examination / Interview:Applicants for the composition program will take an examination/interview covering score recognition, listening analysis and discussion of the submitted pieces.
Application Deadline: 2 June 2017
Date of Interview: 8 June 2017