The Master’s programme in Music, Composition Diploma, is aimed at students who want to develop their artistry as a composer with a focus on Western contemporary art music. The programme is designed to develop future composers with great artistic and professional ability through a specialised education in composition focusing on highly qualified tasks.
The programme involves in-depth studies and specialisation in orchestral composition and other major projects in collaboration with professional institutions and ensembles. This places great demands on work discipline and responsibility.
After completing the programme, you shall have well-developed knowledge and skills as well as a personal aesthetic in your work and the ability to create music at a high artistic level. Furthermore, you shall have acquired in-depth knowledge of composition for varying instrumental ensembles and shall be prepared to work and act independently on a professional level in a changing cultural life. You shall also have developed the ability to study in a self-directed and independent way. Teaching in composition is given in the form of individual lessons and seminars. Projects and degree project are included.