Nordic Performance Master in Jazz

Royal College of Music

Master On Campus
24 months
12083 EUR/year
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The Nordic Performance Master in Jazz at the Royal College of Music gives you in-depth artistic skills as a musician, composer and ensemble leader. You will have a unique opportunity to study and take part of each partner's special field of expertise and to form a personal musical profile in collaboration with other high-level jazz musicians.


The Nordic Performance Master in Jazz programme from the Royal College of Music benefits from group collaboration and the competence and education culture of each partner college, which provides a good foundation for and current insight into Nordic jazz music as well as a unique opportunity for international and intercultural exchange.

You apply to one of these university colleges and the education leads to a Master's degree from your home college.

KMH offers a joint Nordic jazz education together with::

  • The Royal Academy of Music (DJM) in Aarhus/Aalborg, Denmark
  • Sibelius Academy (SibA) in Helsinki, Finland

Programme Structure

  • The overall aim of the program is to provide in-depth artistic skills for musicians, composers and ensemble leaders to work in the diverse jazz genre.
  • Therefore, instrumental studies are central to enable you to develop very good skills on your own instrument combined with independent creation in improvisation, composition and music production.
  • The main instrument courses contribute to the development of your individual special character as an instrumentalist and improviser at a very high level. The link between instrumental technique and improvised tone language is clarified to enable you to work in many varied musical environments with all your specifics intact. The content is adapted to a large extent according to your needs and conditions.

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

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Before starting the studies on postgraduate level, you must have completed an undergraduate study programme of at least 180 ECTS, taken a B.A. in music or acquired corresponding qualifications in your speciality.
  • Your application must be accompanied by a diploma substantiating your eligibility.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24166 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

255.000 SEK 


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