Music Education and Pedagogy

Music Education and Pedagogy Major is one of 5 Majors in the Bachelor of Music program aims to produce graduates who have knowledge and potential to work or study in higher level in academic work, music teaching and learning management. The curriculum is designed to balance between practical and academic subjects that include music teaching and learning theories, activities of developing learners, music curriculums, assessment, psychology, student behavior and process of learning, and introduction to research in music education.

Entrance Qualifications
1. Have a GPA not less than 2.50
2. Portfolio (for interview session)
3. A recommendation Letter from advisory teacher

Entrance Examination

1. Audition (Choose one style)
2. Major examination (Written exam.)
3. Program interview (Incase pass audition/major exam. and have the list to interview)
4. Basic knowledge (Choose one group)
4.1 Western Instrument (submit TIME)     
1) Western music theory Grade 12          
2) Ear training Grade 12
4.2 Western Instrument (submit TIME)     
1) Thai music theory Grade 12                
2) Western music theory Grade 5

Music Education Major Examination

1.  Music Education Written Exam:  
A written exam in Music teaching philosophy, process of teaching and learning, teacher qualification, critical thinking, problem solving, management skills, leadership, creativity in music education as well as the ability to present, summarize and defend ideas

2. Music Education Group exam:  
The applicants will participate in group activities to share their ideas, experience, and attitudes on education, teaching, and working. It aims to test teachership, co-operation, communicative skills, creativity, problem-solving abilities, management, and leadership.

Exam methods
1) Onsite exam methods;
1. Written examination
• The examination committee sends the exam to the exam takers.
• The examination committee clarifies details of the written exam and answers questions.
•  Written exam for a bachelor’s degree
2. Group exams
• All applicants do group exam in the same time.

2) Online exam methods; (For International student)
1. Written examination
• Applicants log-in to report themselves via webex system, 15 minutes before exam start.
• The examination committee sends the exam to the exam takers (PDF file) via webex system.
• The examination committee clarifies details of the written exam and answers questions.
•  Written exam for a bachelor’s degree (Able to search the document)
• Send exam back within the time limit.

– Have applicants print their answers in a Microsoft Word file using Ansanang New Font 16 and save them as a PDF file.
– Applicants must log-in and keep their camera on for the duration of the exam.
– If applicants have questions, they can ask the examiner via webex.
– Applicants must submit the exam within the time limit. Submitted later, it may affect exam scores or examination disqualification.

2. Group exams
• Applicants log-in to the group exam via webex system.

Audition Requirement

Choose one (style) Follow the audition requirement of;
Classic Classical Music Performance
Thai Thai and Eastern Music
Jazz Jazz
Pop Popular Music

Thailand International Music Examination: TIME

1. How to apply with the TIME score

In order to study here, prospectus students should obtain a required result of TIME. The applicant will need to apply for TIME for Thai Music theory, Music Theory, and Aural training. Requirement will depend on the major areas of application.

If the applicant did not pass the TIME (<60%), but qualify for other areas, the applicant will be admitted to the college under condition and will be placed in the music foundation course as indicated in the program curriculum. However, applicant is allowed to re-take TIME and if the result is more than 60%, the applicant can submit the result for an update score (entering the first semester, until 30 April 2024 or entering the second semester, until 30 September 2024).

2. TIME Subjects to use for College of Music admission

Program / MajorTIME
(Thai Theory)
(Western Theory)
BachelorClassical Music Performancesubmit Grade 12submit Grade 12
Jazzsubmit Grade 12submit Grade 12
Thai and Eastern Musicsubmit Grade 12submit Grade 5
Popular Musicsubmit Grade 12submit Grade 12
Music Compositionsubmit Grade 12submit Grade 12
Musical Theatersubmit Grade 12submit Grade 12
Music Education and Pedagogy (Western)submit Grade 12submit Grade 12
Music Education and Pedagogy (Thai)submit Grade 12submit Grade 5
Music Business (Western)submit Grade 12submit Grade 12
Music Business (Thai)submit Grade 12submit Grade 5
Music Technology (Western)submit Grade 12submit Grade 12
Music Technology (Thai)submit Grade 12submit Grade 5

3. Applicants can purchase an application form, handbook, and register at

1) TIME, branch MCGP Seacon Square Srinakarin Tel.: 02 7219894 – 7 

2) TIME, branch MCGP Seacon Square Bangkae Tel.: 02 4582680

3) TIME, branch MCGP Siam Paragon Tel.: 02 1294542 – 6 

4) College of Music Shop, Salaya Tel.: 02 8002525 # 2504, 2505

4. TIME exams are available both on-site and online. (Please check before applying)

Contact TIME for more Information (on-site/online):
mobile phone no. 081 918 5381, call no. 02 4582680
Contact TIME for submit scores TIME:,

Tuition Fees
MajorYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4All Program
Music Education and Pedagogy (Western Music)196,300174,800174,800105,200651,100
Music Education and Pedagogy (Western Music)
• String (except Harp)
• Woodwind
• Brass
• Voice
Music Education and Pedagogy (Thai Music)196,300177,500166,700110,600651,100