MA in Music and Performing Arts (Non-thesis/English)

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
Country: Turkey
Admission Sessions:Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


18 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey into the realm of music and performing arts with our distinguished MA program. In our vibrant country, Music and Performing Arts Graduate Programs are not just educational pathways; they are platforms designed to cultivate a holistic understanding of the arts and nurture the next generation of music academics. At Yaşar University, our Master’s Program in Music and Performing Arts without Thesis (English) is meticulously crafted to deliver high-quality education, empowering students to apply advanced academic knowledge in their fields.

Picture a program where students are not merely learners but protagonists in a narrative of artistic exploration. The essence of this program lies in providing candidates with an immersive environment, exposing them to innovative and contemporary approaches while instilling artistic and cultural knowledge. Our goal extends beyond education; we aspire to shape academics, composers, theorists, music technologists, and performance artists who embody leadership qualities, possess advanced musicianship, and wield up-to-date research skills. Graduates of this program are poised to guide music research into the information age through active participation in international forums.


Immerse yourself in a program that transcends traditional education. The Master’s Program in Music and Performing Arts at Yaşar University unfolds as a journey where academic knowledge meets artistic expression. It serves as a crucible for fostering leadership, musicianship, and cutting-edge research skills. This isn’t just an academic pursuit; it’s a transformative experience where candidates emerge as torchbearers of musical exploration in the contemporary world.

To join this program, applicants need to achieve a minimum score of 65 on the YDS exam, and the ALES exam is not required. Candidates should have graduated from the “Music” or “Music Teaching” departments of the Faculties of Music and Performing Arts, Fine Arts and Art and Design, or from the Conservatory undergraduate level. Notably, the program does not cover the fields of theater and ballet.

Admission Requirements

  • To be graduate of music and performing arts department (bachelor degree)
  • Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
  • OEFL IBT: Min. 78 or its equivalent
  • At least 2 reference(s) should be provided
  • Advanced Music Theory and Analysis
  • Contemporary Trends in Performing Arts
  • Music Technology and Innovation
  • Artistic Research and Methodology

US$7,200 per programme

Future Career Outcomes

Explore the success stories of alumni who have seamlessly blended their education into impactful careers. This program aligns with industry demands, emphasizing skill development and its relevance in an ever-evolving artistic landscape.

Visa Requirements:

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