The level II Two-year academic course (“Biennio”), authorised and recognised by the Ministry for Education, University and Research,decree 5.10.2018 and decree 19.02.2019 as a trial of the regulations set down in the Laws reforming conservatories, is the second stage study in artistic and musical higher education. A level II academic diploma is obtained at the end of the Level II course, a qualification that is equivalent to a Two-year Graduate diploma for the purpose of continuing academic studies (master’s degree or research degree – doctorate). It is also a requirement for teaching in state schools.
To enrol for the Level II course it is necessary to have a level I academic qualification (Three-year, or alternatively, a degree or conservatory diploma together with a High School diploma (or equivalent qualification from abroad). The Level II course is open to those who successfully sit and pass an admissions test in which candidates show suitable musical training for the academic qualification concerned. The programs for the admissions tests and the curricula for each course can be downloaded from the table below.
The two-year course – similar to university courses – involves the attainment of 120 study credits. The educational program for the Two-year course involves internships and work experience for the commencement of a professional career as well as participation in the international Erasmus program and access to the opportunities envisaged by the standards governing the right to university study.
List of available courses and related entry exam’s program and curriculum
The course curricula in the table below are the revised ones in effect from Academic Year 2018/19. See this page for the old curricula.