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ESL + Music, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 3 months
    Duration
University rank #531 (QS) , NY,
The ESL + Music Program is designed to help students develop their English language skills before beginning a degree or diploma program at Mannes from The New School. Students study music with members of the Mannes faculty while focusing on their English language skills in order to qualify for degree programs.

About

Programme Features

  • Private music lessons with a Mannes faculty member
  • Intensive English language study—speaking and listening, grammar, reading, and academic writing
  • Language-based Techniques of Music courses and performance seminars
  • F1 student visa eligibility based on full-time student status
The ESL + Music program from The New School fulfills the English language proficiency requirement to begin study at Mannes. Most students take one or two semesters of ESL + Music before beginning their degree

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 3 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Academic Writing
  • Listening and Speaking
  • Reading and Vocabulary
  • Private Lessons (All ESL levels; weekly or biweekly option)
  • Performance Workshops (All ESL levels)
  • Fundamentals of Music (ESL Level 5)

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Proficiency examinations in English and Techniques of Music (music theory, ear training, dictation, and piano) and a live audition are required of all applicants. Students must test at level 3 (low intermediate) or higher in English to be admitted.

Accepted students will receive details about how to confirm their enrollment at Mannes School of Music:

  • Submit your tuition deposit as soon as possible at my.newschool.edu to confirm your intent to enroll.
  • Follow the link provided to you by Mannes Admission to confirm your attendance in the summer, fall, or spring semester(s) of ESL + Music.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5650 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5650 USD for the full programme and a duration of 3 months.
  • National

    5650 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5650 USD for the full programme and a duration of 3 months.
  • In-State

    5650 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5650 USD for the full programme and a duration of 3 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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