Master's Degree in Composition in Reykjavik in Iceland

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Composition

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.

Composition aims at the construction of skills and understanding that will prepare students to compose musical works that will be artistically relevant in the contemporary music world. Enjoy an outstanding profession as either a performer or scholar.

Situated at the confluence of Arctic and North Atlantic oceans, the Republic of Iceland is known to be a Nordic Island country. The education sector is handled by the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. The curriculum's and policies are thus outlined by the ministry.

Reykjavik is the capital city of Iceland and hosts a population of 200,000 in its borders. It has major companies in the retail, banking, and telecommunications sectors. It has several institutions of higher learning including libraries.

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MA Composition

Iceland Academy of the Arts
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Iceland Reykjavik

This is a two-year study programme of 120 ECTS. The MA-programme in music composition provides the student with the means to establish and develop his/her area of speciality as a composer. [+]

This is a two-year study programme of 120 ECTS. The MA-programme in music composition provides the student with the means to establish and develop his/her area of speciality as a composer. The student can choose from different modules regarding musical theory, electro-acoustics, instrumentation and composition to support his/her field. In addition, with the aim of developing the student's professional skills, the student can choose from programmes in entrepreneurship, project management or artistic reflective research.

Practical information

120 ECTS two-year full-time study Interviews with applicants take place in May. Admissions will be announced in May The autumn semester begins August 25 Maximum number of students for MA Composition is 4 students per year Teaching is in English Tuition for the school-year 2016-17 is ISK 796.000 per academic year. ... [-]