Mode & Duration
12 Months of full-time study

Timetable
Mondays – Fridays:
08.30 – 15.30 hrs

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Certificate in Music Studies

Certificate in Music is a one-year full-time course that gives students the framework and resources to immerse themselves in building a strong foundation in music knowledge and skills. The course provides you with structured modules, such as music theory, aural training, and the principal study as well as language and Diction learning. Successful graduates will be fully prepared to enrol in our Diploma in Music course.

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to prepare students for the………………………

Course Title / Course Code Certificate in Music / SCM-CIM12
Course Content (Subjects) Compulsory subjects:
Music Theory, Aural Training, Language & Diction, Principal Study

* There are no lessons on all public holidays scheduled by the government of Singapore.

Learning is mainly in a classroom setting.

Teaching methods are varied including:
Interactive Tutorials (including use of IT)
Group work
Group discussion

Minimum Age: 15 years old
Academic Level : Completed Secondary 3, Junior Middle School, or its International equivalent level
Skills & Musicianship Test :
  • Pass AAIS’s Music Theory Placement Test
  • Pass AAIS’s Audition:
    1.  Instrumentalists: 3 to 6 minutes’ performance, TWO contrasting pieces
    2. Singers: 3 to 6 minutes’ performance, TWO contrasting songs
Language Proficiency :
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 3.5 administered by the British Council, or
  • GCE ‘N’ Level English Language – Pass
  • Other English Language Proficiency Tests (TOEFL etc) – will be considered on a case-by-case basis

In case applicants who are unable to provide documentary, evidence showing the necessary the English Language proficiency, is required to sit for an English Placement Test.

  • English Placement Tests
  • Music Theory Placement Test
  • Auditions – Instrumentalist or Singer
  • Written tests and examinations
  • Oral Exam
  • Assignments and projects
  • Students must pass the requirements of assessment for each module.
  • Student must attain a minimum of 90% attendance to complete the course.
  • A certificate will be awarded upon course completion
  • The grading scheme for the tests and examinations are as follows:
    Range of Marks Grades
      80 and above A
      70 – 79 B
      60 – 69 C
      50 – 59 D
      49 and below F
Fee Breakdown
[shows the full breakdown of total payable course fees]
Total Payable (with GST, if any) (S$)
Course Fee S$ 12,974.00
Equipment & Student Development Fee S$ 2,140.00
Teaching Material Fee
Internal Exam Fee
Medical Insurance Fee S$ 149.80
Total Fees Payable S$ 15,236.80

*The publication is intended as a general guide. The information is correct at the time of printing. Ascensia International School reserves the right to alter any information without prior notice. ( Effective 6 December 2019 Intake)

**Total Fee for International Student Included:Application fee, Tuition Fee,Material Fee,Assessment Fee,Medical Insurance,FPS Insurance.

** All payments made are non-transferable.

***Consultants shall not collect any fees under the name of Ascensia International School Pte Ltd.

**** The student’s pass processing fee will not be refundable irregardless of the approval/rejection/withdrawal/amendment of the application/renewal/transfer.

*****Fee non-payable to Ascensia International School may be subject to GST and/or changes required by external parties.

PURPOSE OF FEE AMOUNT (with GST, if any)
Course Deferment Fee S$535.00
Course Transfer Fee S$535.00
Student Pass Processing Service Fee S$214.00
Student Pass Application Fee S$30.00
Course Application Fee S$535.00
Medical Insurance Fee (Short Term Course) S$30.00/Month
School Uniform S$37.00-S$39.00
Physical Education Attire S$30.00
School Magazine S$30.00
Graduation Ceremony S$100.00
Lunch (monthly, up to $10 per day) Up to $230 per month (based on 23 days)
School Bus (monthly, depending on location) Up to $500 per month
Replacement Fees for Lost or Damaged Items Price will depend on value of lost item
Administrative Fee (Upon Request of Service) $53.50 per service
Administrative Fee for Credit Card & Union Pay Payment 3.2% of payment amount
Bank Charges $5-$50 varies by bank
Late Payment Fee
[Apply if payment is not made within 7 days after the scheduled due date(s) in Schedule B of the Student Contract. Payable at time of payment of Course Fees. The parties agree and acknowledge that this sum represents a genuine pre- estimate of the costs that the School is likely to incur in the event of late payment.]
1% of outstanding fees

Please note: All Fees and Charges are subject to Annual Review and 7% GST except Late Payment Fee*.
Miscellaneous Fees refer to any non-compulsory fees which the students pay only when applicable. Such fees are normally collected by the PEI when the need arises.

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