The curriculum of the four year Bachelor course of the Institute of Sonology is divided into:
Within the main study the student follows 'classic' subjects such as programming and music (Paul Berg), signal and system theory (Peter Pabon), analogue sound production (Kees Tazelaar), aesthetics and performance of electronic music (Joel Ryan), sound and space (Raviv Ganchrow), live electronic music (Johan van Kreij), and sound installations (Justin Bennett). Richard Barrett gives regular lectures on composition, live electronic music and improvisation.
As well as this the student works under the guidance of a mentor on their specialisation in the areas of composition, performance or research. In the fourth year the student writes a thesis and gives a presentation on their work. During the final exam the results of the specialisation are presented, and the thesis is defended. Detailed subject descriptions are to be found on http://www.sonology.org/.
The theory and support studies consist of sound technique (Paul Jeukendrup), psycho-acoustics (Bert Kraaijpoel), music theory (Klaas Trapman), music history (Peter Lurvink), measurement practical (Lex v.d. Broek).
The free study space is used for the following of elective subjects and minors, in which use can be made of the selection of subjects from the other departments of the Royal Conservatoire and various universities.
You can find the curriculum of the Bachelor course here.
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