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So& Studies and Sonic Arts

Subjects: So& Studies and Sonic Arts,So& Studies,Sonic Arts

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
6 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
118 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The Sound Studies and Sonic Arts program is a low-residency, part-time postgraduate course designed for professionals in the sound field who hold a university degree or possess exceptional creative talent. This program aims to enhance both theoretical and practical skills in audio-related disciplines, focusing on cultural studies, musicology, aesthetics, sound art, performance, architecture, design, and media production. Conducted in English, the program spans three years, blending periods of residency with off-campus projects. It culminates in a Master project, awarding participants a Master of Arts degree. This structure allows students to deepen their understanding and expertise while balancing their professional commitments. The curriculum is rich and diverse, covering a wide range of subjects. Students delve into cultural studies, exploring the societal impacts of sound. Musicology offers insights into the historical and theoretical aspects of music. Aesthetics examines the philosophical dimensions of sound and its artistic expressions. Sound art and performance provide practical and creative avenues for students to experiment and innovate. Architecture and design integrate sound into physical spaces, while media production focuses on the technical and creative aspects of audio creation. This program fosters an inclusive and supportive environment, encouraging students to develop their skills and knowledge comprehensively. By the end of the course,

Program Information

Study Location Berlin
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Part-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 6 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester 3 EUR
Cost per Semester 118 EUR
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Language Requirements

Cambridge (CAE) C1

 English language competency. It is critical that our students have an ease and familiarity with spoken English. To show English language competency, all applicants must provide proof of language proficiency. The following are the only options for proof of language proficiency: a) APTIS Advanced (British Council):  C1 overall results  b) C1 Advanced (Cambridge): C1 c) IELTS Academic B2: 6,5  d) iTEP Academic-Plus: 5,0   e) Pearson PTE Academic: 76 f) TELC English: C1 g) TELC English B2·C1 University h) TOEFL iBT: 100*  i) Verified TrackTest English Complete test: C1 k) Completion of an English-language bachelor's or master's degree program  l) Declaration of proficiency in English as a native language  *We don’t accept TOEFL MyBest Scores

Qualification Requirements

Diploma, Bachelor or equivalent higher-education qualification (completed study from the University of the Arts Berlin or from a different artistic and/or scientific University within Germany or an equivalent national or international degree after at least 6 semesters of study), for exceptions see below.  Relevant professional experience in the field of sound, minimum one year. In case applicant has no higher education (Diploma, Bachelor or equivalent higher-education qualification) a minimum of five years intensively working in the field of sound is required.  Artistic and creative talent, which will be assessed during the entrance examination.

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