|Guide for Overseas Study|
After studying in your own country, most people will think for
further their study abroad. The following passages are just something
you must know. However, some people may know that already
but some people may not know. So, this page is only a general guide
for those students who don't have any idea for studying overseas.
The following are the most frequent asked questions:
|Q.1:||Where should I go to further my study ?|
|Q.3:||When and How can I get the Prospectus and Application form ?|
|Q.4:||Do I have need any Language Certificates?|
Q.1: Where Should I go to further my study ?
Q.2: If I don't have specific place want to go, how can I decide which college or which place is suitable for me ?
Firstly, you must discuss with your tutor(s). They will probably give you some ideas.
However, you must also concern about the musical style since different country will have their own musical style. It can be very different from English to American or French or German !
After you decided which country you want to go, you can either decide which college(s) you want to go first or who you want to study with.
(Remember, a good player is not always equal to a good teacher and vice versa !)
If you chose to decided who you want to study with first, it will normally help you to find out which musical college(s) you should apply. However, it may be some place that you really don't want to go. In this case, you can try to chose which college(s) you want to study first.
After you chose the college(s) you want to go, you can chose from the facultis of a specific college.
Q.3: When and How can I get the Prospectus and Application form ?
It is very important to know when is deadline of application so that you get the prspectus and application before that.
The deadline for most of the colleges in England are normally between October to November every year.
The deadline for most of the colleges and universities are normally in Feburary every year.
REMEMBER, every music college and university are different. Please check the exact date when you get the prospectus carefully!
Normally, most of the music colleges and universities have their own web-site. You can visist the Conservatories & Music Schools link. Then, you can send them an e-mail or a fax to request for a prospectus and application form.
Q.4: Do I need any Language Certificates ?
If you are going to study in a english-speaking country, you probably need an english language certificate if your first language is not english.
The most common English Certificates are the IELTS and the TOEFL.
If you are going to study in other countries like France, Italy, or those German-speaking area, you also have to pass those language tests as well. Please check all the requirment on the prospectus.
Finally, if you have any further question about
a particular college or university, you can simply
send them an e-mail or a fax to ask.
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This site is maintain by Helen Lee 2000. Last Updated: Saturday, 24 June 2000