Master Program in Music in Europe

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A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

Strive For a graduate degree in music can serve you to increase further experience in performance, composition, production, or managing, and it can also open doors for unconventional teaching opportunities.

In all, there are over 4000 Higher Education Institutions in Europe offering a wide range of courses at Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate level. With more and more of these organizations offering English as the language of education for at least some of their degree programs, universities in Europe are now of higher quality than ever before. Universities in Europe offer a friendly welcome to foreign students and to give a course of knowledge that meets their profession needs in today’s global demand.

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Master's Programme in Music, Piano

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2015 Sweden Malmö

The Master's Programme in Music - Performance Programme, Piano, aims to educate musicians possessing a high level of artistic and professional ability. [+]

Programme overview

The Master's Programme in Music - Performance Programme, Piano, aims to educate musicians possessing a high level of artistic and professional ability. On completion of the programme, the student must have well-developed knowledge and skills in order to work in a professional capacity in various forms - either as a soloist, a member of an established ensemble, or in freely formed groups. The student must also have developed his/her ability for independent study. In addition, on completion of the programme, the student must have acquired well-developed entrepreneurial skills that increase his/her professional versatility in an ever-changing cultural life.

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Master in Songwriting

Bath Spa University
Campus or Online Full time 1 year September 2015 UK Bath

This is the world’s first and only Master’s Degree in Songwriting. Offered in both attendance-based and distance learning formats, it is aimed at unpublished songwriters wishing to develop their craft to a [+]

Master in Songwriting

 

This is the world’s first and only Master’s Degree in Songwriting. Offered in both attendance-based and distance learning formats, it is aimed at unpublished songwriters wishing to develop their craft to a professional level, and published songwriters wishing to achieve academic accreditation whilst continuing to improve creatively. The course, which is based at the university's Corsham Court campus, will help you to develop a range of critical, practical, communicative, industrial and research-based skills.

 

 

During the programme you will learn to:

Comment critically upon your own and others’ material; Examine the musicological and historical roots of your craft; Consider the commercial value of your songs in the marketplace; Rewrite and collaborate; Conduct academic research; Develop technical skills; Create a professional-standard portfolio of your work. ... [-]

Master's Degree In Musical Interpretation And Research

VIU Valencian International University
Online & Campus Combined Part time 1 - 1 year Spain

The main objective of this Masters in Interpretation and Musical Research (VIU), in collaboration with the ISEACV is to provide an advanced and multidisciplinary training, oriented to academic specialization and insertion in the professional tours ... [+]

Master's Degrees in Music in Europe 2015/2016. Master in Interpretation and Musical Research The main objective of this Masters in Interpretation and Musical Research (VIU), in collaboration with the ISEACV is to provide an advanced and multidisciplinary training, oriented to academic specialization and integration into professional circuits. It offers two itineraries of specialization 1. Professional track, which aims to provide the instrumentalist of high-level training in violin, viola, cello and piano. 2. Research itinerary, which gives students a methodological training that allows access to doctoral programs of musical research. It has been awarded an "Honorable Mention" in the 5th edition of TWSIA. Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award. Career prospects The most common outlets for graduates of music and why you might be interested in this Master are: Inclusion in the interpretative professional circles Direct access to doctoral programs (itin. Research) The improvement for the exercise of teaching Practices They may perform in those entities with which the university has a specific agreement to that effect. Students will always be under the supervision of a / a tutor / internal / a course and a / a tutor / externally / a such a center. For more information, consult Practices document. GOALS This "Master in Interpretation and Musical Research» arises in order to give a satisfactory response to demand higher academic degree from the Conservatory who wants to follow their specialized academic training, in order to: Inserted competently as a professional musical performance Reconcile their main occupation as a music teacher with the acquisition of a specialized training in your instrument and related disciplines Started in the tasks of musical research and be able to access a doctoral program General explanation of planning Curriculum The MA in Interpretation and Musical Research is a graduate degree of 60 ECTS, which has an academic structure with two distinct tracks: Professionalizing, for the field of musical performance. Researcher for the specialty of Musical Research. The curriculum is divided into two levels: modules and subjects. Giving each worth 25 credit hours of work / student, which represents an annual commitment of 1500 hours. The design of this master's degree consists of: Compulsory module Training: enrolled in the first and second semester, with a total of 27 ECTS. Its purpose is to provide students with both the specialty of interpretation, as the research specialty, a common core training. The subjects are framed in the module 1 "Compulsory Education" allow interaction between different student profiles to which this Masters is intended: Conservatory graduates who carry out their professional activity as teachers or as interpreters or graduates in other disciplines (such as Degree in History and Science of Music or Diploma in Music Education, or their corresponding grades), who have passed the requirements for admission to any of the two routes. This interaction is a personal enrichment, given the different backgrounds and professional experiences of students in this master, thus promoting the common space where expectations are both interpreter training as researcher. Specialization Module: In this section, the / the student must choose one of the two tracks of specialization offered by the university: Specialty Music Performance: the student must take three compulsory subjects, with a load of 18 ECTS. Musical Research specialty: the student must take three compulsory subjects, with a load of 18 ECTS. External practices: 9 ECTS external practices related to musical level, credits are compulsory for the specialty in musical interpretation were enrolled. Complementary material: 9 ECTS related to the field of Musical Research, which are compulsory for the specialty in musical research is enrolled. Master's Thesis: In the case of the student choosing the specialty in musical interpretation, this module 3 must perform work 6 ECTS. In the case of the student choosing the specialty in music research in this module 3 you must perform work 6 ECTS. Admission Profile The student profile curse the Master in Interpretation and Musical Research is the higher Conservatory entitled to develop his career as a teacher or as an interpreter or titled upper in other disciplines (such as Degree in History and Science of Music or diploma Music Education, or their corresponding degrees), which has passed the requirements for admission to any of the two routes. [-]

Master Music Therapy

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Part time 2 years October 2015 Austria Krems

Every second year in September we welcome a new intake of 18 students for our master programme, which is taught in German. The part-time master programme in Music Therapy is a modular programme, with each semester divided into theoretical and practical clinical components. We provide our students with in-depth know how of research and practice in the field of music therapy. [+]

Master of Science in Health Studies (MSc)

Language of instruction: German

Every second year in September we welcome a new intake of 18 students for our master programme, which is taught in German. The part-time master programme in Music Therapy is a modular programme, with each semester divided into theoretical and practical clinical components. We provide our students with in-depth know how of research and practice in the field of music therapy.

The research is focused from the very beginning on the development of the master thesis which has to have practical clinical relevance. Throughout the degree programme we aim to combine aspects of personal development and practical experience with critical theory-based reflection.... [-]


Music Therapy

SRH University Heidelberg
Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters October 2015 Germany Heidelberg

Our department works closely with the German Centre for Music Therapy Research. These are optimal conditions for learning the scientific foundation behind the use music in healing the sick. In [+]

Master - Music Therapy

 

Our department works closely with the German Centre for Music Therapy Research. These are optimal conditions for learning the scientific foundation behind the use music in healing the sick. In our music therapy training clinic, students are able to apply their knowledge in direct contact with the patients. Our main treatment methods are various, and range from chronic pain to adjustment disorders, tumors and strokes. We have particularly specialised in the outpatient treatment of children with headaches, delayed speech and development, behaviour problems, autism and tumors.

 

 

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Music Therapy: research programme... [-]


Master of Music Orchestral Musician

The Royal Academy of Music - Det Jyske Musikkonservatorium
Campus Full time 2 years September 2015 Denmark Aarhus

The MMus (Orchestral Musician) degree course at The Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus, is a 2-year course during which students acquire specialist knowledge... [+]

Master of Music Orchestral Musician

 

A successful completion of the bachelor’s degree programme qualifies the student for admission at master’s programmes at the Academy. The aim of the master’s programme is to develop the student’s skills in the creation and practicing of music.Within classical programme, students continue to study their principal subject, but may also supplement the studies with one theoretic or management subject, turning the studies into a double-subject program and thus choosing whether to become a practicing musician or music teacher. The MMus (Orchestral Musician) degree course at The Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus, is a 2-year course during which students acquire specialist knowledge, skills, and qualifications to become musicians at the highest level and distinctive music business entrepreneurs.The course structure has a constant focus on main instrument tuition, and the main study area also comprises Chamber Music which is concluded after the second semester and teaches the student to use his/her instrumental skills in cooperation and communication between musicians. The Entrepreneurial Studies subject is concluded after the 3rd semester and provides the student with relevant tools for administering his/her artistic qualities through e.g. self-management and entrepreneurial skills.The Orchestral Musician degree course concludes with a student-defined master's project which is based on student interests and needs and also constitutes their specialisation in the field.The course subjects are divided into the following fields:... [-]


Master in Professional Voice Studies

Birmingham City University - Faculty Of Performance, Media And English
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 24 months September 2015 UK Birmingham + 1 more

This course is intended for graduates who wish to undertake advanced studies in voice in order to pursue careers as voice professionals, who seek specialised practice and study in voice and speech. Whilst the foundation of the course is rooted in the principles of healthy vocal use, it will not focus on a particular system or regime. The course has been developed with the support of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) Voice Department and text based work is at the heart of this course. The course will concentrate on an approach to working with language developed by Cicely Berry. The course will also offer some opportunities to work with the singing voice as approaches to spoken and sung text are becoming increasingly important for the voice professional. Birmingham School of Acting also has a working relationship with the Voice Clinic of Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. [+]

This course can also be taken as a PostGraduate Diploma without completeing the Dissertation/Reseach Project

Entry Requirements

This course is likely to appeal to those who already have an interest in and some knowledge of voice: actors, drama graduates, teachers, speech therapists, singers and musicians with a particular interest in vocal music.

You should normally possess a first degree, performance diploma or equivalent qualification. You will also be considered if you do not meet the above entry requirements, but possess an appropriate level of performance skills and professional experience.

Admission to this course is via audition and interview.

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Master of Management of the PA: Music Events Management and Organisation

Accademia Europea di Firenze - European Academy of Florence
Campus Full time 2 years October 2015 Italy Florence

Master in Management of Performing Arts is a two year program designed for those who wish to pursue a managerial career within the entertainment industry, with special reference with music theatre, opera, music live festival. [+]

Master in Management of Performing Arts is a two year program designed for those who wish to pursue a managerial career within the entertainment industry, with special reference with music theatre, opera, music live festival. The program provides students with an in-depth knowledge of the performing arts industry, both at a national and international level. Lectures and related activities are held both at the university campus and within the premises of the theatres, allowing you to be in direct contact with professionals from the start, whether it is on stage, behind the scenes, or in the production offices. 25-35 years of age (not compulsory). University Degree (any; mainly in: economics, performing arts). Fluency in Italian and English. Computer literacy, database and spreadsheet. Some years of work experience in the field of the Performing Arts (PA). [-]

Professional Master in Pedagogy of Music

Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy (RTTEMA)
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2015 Latvia Riga + 1 more

Ability to analyse regularities in the interpretations of different styles of musical works; objectively assess music science and composer's creative heritage; conduct scientific research in music pedagogy, use qualitative and quantitative research methods; prepare a cultural project proposal for accessing funding; work with computer programs designed for music. [+]

Master's Degrees in Music in Europe 2015/2016. Degree acquired: Professional Master's degree in pedagogy of music The length of the studies: The length of full time studies: 1 year and 5 months or 3 semesters The length of part-time studies: 2 years or 4 semesters Conduct of the studies 1. study year - October (Introductory lecture, exercises etc.), January, June, July; 2. study year October, January (defence of the Master paper). Requirements for beginning the study programme: higher professional or professional bachelor's education and/or qualification of a teacher in various subjects connected to music. Requirements for acquiring the qualification: - academic courses that provide the newest advances in theory and practice of the field; - research and innovation study courses; - practice; - development and defence of the master paper. Professional status: right to work in research, teaching and professional work in the field of music pedagogy. Option to continue studies on a doctoral level. The results of the studies: Knowledge in: music pedagogy, didactics, methodology; world and Latvian music history; culturology, arts management and marketing theory; modern pedagogical and psychological approaches; unity of human physiological motor and mental functions. Ability to analyse regularities in the interpretations of different styles of musical works; objectively assess music science and composer's creative heritage; conduct scientific research in music pedagogy, use qualitative and quantitative research methods; prepare a cultural project proposal for accessing funding; work with computer programs designed for music. Attitude: positive attitude towards the profession of a music teacher, positive attitude towards children, school children, students. The students are offered opportunities to participate in the speciality relevant workshops: - Choir conductors - become acquainted with Latvian choir traditions; - Jazz players - Participate in Saulkrasti Jazz Festival http://saulkrastijazz.lv/ - Instrumentalists - Participate in International Latvian Young Musicians workshop in Sigulda; - Music education teachers - to get acquainted with the Latvian education system and music education institutions. Research experience can be improved in RPIVA organized international conferences. Students can perfect their creative talent singing in RPIVA women choir Balta, playing in the Gaudeams chamber orchestra, or the Big Band. [-]

Master of Music

HKU University of the Arts Utrecht
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2015 Netherlands Utrecht + 1 more

Within the Master of Music at the Utrecht School of the Arts, you have the opportunity to develop further as an instrumentalist, vocalist or composer. You do this by drawing up and following your own personal study plan. In this study ... [+]

Master of MusicWithin the Master of Music at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, you have the opportunity to develop further as an instrumentalist, vocalist or composer. You do this by drawing up and following your own personal study plan. In this study plan, you choose a pathway and describe what you want to focus on. Fixed components of the course are practice-oriented research and an internship.

The Master of Music is a two-year full-time course. It is also possible to follow the Master of Music part-time. The part-time programme takes 4 years. The Master of Music has 2 pathways: Performance and Music Design.

Performance pathway

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Master in Music

School of Arts Ghent
Campus Full time September 2015 Belgium Ghent

Anyone who holds a degree Academic Bachelor in music, as provided by the Flemish Government (Vlaamse Gemeenschap), can subscribe for the entrance exam. [+]

Master in Music

Anyone who holds a degree Academic Bachelor in music, as provided by the Flemish Government (Vlaamse Gemeenschap), can subscribe for the entrance exam.

- Holding a French Belgian degree Academic Bachelor in music: you have to meet the language requirements.

-  Holding any foreign degree Academic Bachelor in music: get an application form before March 31st. When you meet these language requirements and after your file has been approved you can subscribe for the entrance exam.   

Language Requirements

- an attestation of secondary or higher education, at least 1 year with English as the main language of instruction; or... [-]


Master In Musicology

University of Basel
Campus Full time February 2016 Switzerland Basel

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Master in Art of Performance

Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre
Campus Full time 2 years September 2015 Lithuania Vilnius

Art of Performance study programme is intended for the training of broad specialisation music performers who are capable of engaging in public performance activity... [+]

Master in Art of Performance

Art of Performance study programme is intended for the training of broad specialisation music performers who are capable of engaging in public performance activity, interpretation of musical compositions of various styles and genres, well-familiar with the basic principles of music language and music history, possess humanitarian and other knowledge, are capable of critical assessment of the repertoire selected and performance quality, expanding their horizons and engaging in self-training.The aim of the second cycle of Art of Performance studies programme is to deepen the competences of professional music performers they have acquired in the first cycle. After completing the programme, students possess the experience and are able to professionally perform the presentable repertoire of their instrument in prestigious concert halls as a solo, as part of various chamber ensembles, as part of an orchestra or with the orchestra.Professional music performers are needed and successfully work in the spheres of culture and music industry, namely, the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre, the Lithuanian National Philharmonic Society, the Lithuanian State Symphonic Orchestra, other art bodies, radio, television and press, the Lithuanian Music Information and Publishing Centre, creative societies, etc. They do creative work related with representing the country's culture and music in Lithuania and abroad, education of the population, activities of art bodies, etc.... [-]


Master of Music - Instrumental/Voice

The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Campus Full time 2 years August 2016 Denmark Copenhagen

An education within classical music, which aims toward a career as a professional musician/singer or professional instrumental/voice teacher... [+]

Master of Music - Instrumental/Voice

An education within classical music, which aims toward a career as a professional musician/singer or professional instrumental/voice teacher.

Name: Master of Music - Instrumental/VoiceType: MasterLength: 2 yearsEuropean transfer credits: 120 ECTSLanguage: English

There are 5 different lines:

Orchestra Piano Accordion Guitar Voice

Teaching varies between solo lessons, lectures and classroom instruction. In addition, there are master classes, chamber music and other specific subjects for different lines.

Graduation from the Master degree programme confers the title Master of music.... [-]


Master of Music

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time September 2015 Netherlands Maastricht

When you have obtained your Bachelor of Music, you may wish to continue your studies and become a ‘Master of Music’. Our Master's degree programme takes one year to complete. The academic [+]

Master of Music

 

When you have obtained your Bachelor of Music, you may wish to continue your studies and become a ‘Master of Music’. Our Master's degree programme takes one year to complete. The academic programme can be tailored to your individual needs.
To be eligible for admission to the Master's programme, you must hold a music diploma from a recognized institution in the Netherlands (Bachelor of Music), or have attained a comparable level by other means, tailored to the academic programme offered by Maastricht Academy of Music. These programmes are only open to a limited number of participants. Entry is by audition only.


Alliance 
The Master of Music programme is offered by Maastricht Academy of Music and Fontys Conservatorium, Tilburg. These institutions are part of the Fontys and Zuyd University Alliance for Arts Education [Dutch: Alliantie voor de Kunsten Fontys en Zuyd], a joint arts venture between Zuyd University and Fontys University of Professional Education.AdmissionIn accordance with the requirements of all art faculties, you will be required to take an admission examination before a final decision on admission can be made. Apart from General Admission Requirements you need to comply with Specific Admission Requirements.The Music in Education admission exam consists of the following components:... [-]