MTNF/MUSON MUSIC SCHOLARS PROGRAMME

MTNF/MUSON MUSIC SCHOLARS PROGRAMME

ADMISSION TO THE MTNF/MUSON DIPLOMA COURSE IN MUSIC (2019/2020)

The Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) in conjuction with the MTN Foundation (MTNF), announces entrance examinations for the thirteenth (13th) set of the MTNF/MUSON Diploma Course in MUSIC for the 2019 – 2020 academic year. The MUSON School of Music is staffed and equipped to meet international standards in Music education.
The examinations will take place from August 21st – September 2nd, 2019 and will take the form of:
  • A written examination in Music theory at approximately Grade 5 standard and general music knowledge.
  • An audition on a major instrument or voice of at least Grade 5 standard before a Faculty Jury.
  • An aural interview.

Admission Requirements:

Applicants for the MTNF/MUSON diploma course in Music are expected to possess the following minimum academic
requirements:
  • The General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level with credits in at least five (5) subjects including English
language.
or
  • The Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) with credits in at least five (5)  subjects including English language.
The Five (5) credits must have been obtained at not more than two sittings and before admission to the diploma course.
Other Requirements:
  • Practical: Grade five (5) or higher pass certificate of the MUSON School of Music or any other music examining body recognised by the MUSON School such as ABRSM or Trinity.
  • Theory: Grade five (5) or higher pass certificate of the MUSON School of Music or any other Music examining body recognised by the MUSON School.

NB:  Applicants who possess the above Practical or Theory certificates must also satisfy the GCE (O/L) or SSCE requirements.

Interested applicants, who are deficient in the theory requirements but display an oustanding practical ability in the opinion of the Faculty Jury may be considered for admission but must enroll in the remedial theory course to meet the necessary standard by the end of the first year.

 

  • The application form to be filled is available for download at the MUSON website – www.muson.org/mtnf/

  • Applicants are to submit completed forms and attached passport photograph scanned to – school@muson.org or admin@muson.org alongside copies of their certificate.
All applications should reach the:

The Director

MUSON School of Music

8/9 Marina, Onikan

Lagos.

On or before August 6th, 2019. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.

Only short-listed applicants will be notified by August 14, 2019 and given an examination number which permits them to take examinations, auditions and interview. Successful candidates  from the examinations will be invited for admission.
PLEASE NOTE THAT MUSON SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR FINAL SELECTION OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES.