Master's Degree in Performing Arts in Reykjavik in Iceland

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Performing Arts

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Studies in performing arts encompass both the academic and practical fields of music, theater and dance. From theater history to advanced choreography, the field of performing arts lends a wide lens of study for a variety of students.

One characteristic of Iceland's higher education system is a four-year course. After completion of undergraduate degree, The University of Icleand often have scholarships for those students who may want to further studies to master’s and doctorate levels. It is based in Vesturbær, Reykjavik and was founded in 1911.

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 Reykjavík

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. ... [-]