Music, Composition

University of Gothenburg

Master On Campus
24 months
22389 EUR/year
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During this Music, Composition progrm from University of Gothenburg you'll examine new perspectives and challenge your practices through encounters with your fellow students, your supervisor and our guest teachers who are experts from the music field and other art forms.


The field of contemporary experimental music and sound art is constantly growing. 

The newly revised international programme for Experimental Composition and Creation mirrors this process and looks for creators who have a curiosity for interdisciplinary situations, with a master programme tailored for your personal artistic development. 

If you are active as a composer or performer within instrumental/vocal music, sound art, performance art, sound installation, electronic music, free improvised music or areas neighbouring these fields, we invite you to send us your application. Your application consists of a description of an explorative project that continues through the entire programme.

Structure of the programme

The Music, Composition programme from University of Gothenburg is designed to provide intensive scheduled studies during fourteen weeks spread out during the autumn and spring semesters. The scheduled activities include individual sessions with professors and supervisors, collective class with your fellow students, project weeks with invited guests within different artistic fields, lab/workshop sessions where you interact within the class, collaborations with professional ensembles.

The weeks in between are for developing your composing/performance, self-studies and own exploration connected to your individual work.

Programme Structure

Contents of the programme

  • Main subject compositional and performative practices
  • Independent Project (Degree Project)
  • Master's Seminar
  • The Reflective Artist

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to be accepted for the Master’s Programme in Global Health, students must meet the basic entrance requirements, hold a Bachelor’s degree worth 180 credits in a social sciences/health sciences/economics/arts.
  • Admissions are made every autum. First priority is given to applicants sending a personal motivation letter (200 - 250 words in English) together with correct verification of degree and English requirements. The letters will be ranked by the Institute of Medicine due to quality and content.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22389 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 44778 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Application fee: 900 SEKFull programme cost: 470 000 SEKFirst payment: 117 500 SEK


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Music, Composition
University of Gothenburg


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