Master On Campus

Classical Music

Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen

24 months
6816 EUR/year
1084 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Are you a professional musician with a goal? Do you have a specific vision on your future? The Classical Music programme from Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen could be the suitable study to achieve your personal goals. 


We are a professional learning community challenging talented musicians to develop into competent and socially involved professionals. As creative makers, they are able to develop innovative concepts and transform them into artistic, meaningful musical products and services. This is how our learning community connects with, and enriches people and society. The Master of Music educates engaged, first class musicians with different cultural and musical backgrounds. 

The Classical Music programme from Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen is aimed at ambitious and curious students, playing at a high level, who are willing to work hard to become an outstanding musician. Every year you take part in projects such as the Hanze Symphony Orchestra, the string orchestra or any kind of ensemble. Internships with the North Netherlands Symphony Orchestra, the Johan Willem Friso Royal Military Band or the National Travelling Opera are also possible. 

After Graduating

After you graduate you can find a job as a musician in a symphonic orchestra or chamber music ensemble, in (one of Holland’s) military ensembles or in a (chamber) choir. Many musicians combine different musical activities.  Some even make it to the international concert stage as a soloist. Where ever the future will bring you, we provide all the tools you need to become an independent, entrepreneurial and curious professional.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Main instrument & Theory
  • Practice-based research
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Mentoring
  • LAB
  • Open Credits

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

The Master of Music programme is the sequel to the Bachelor of Music, both nationally and internationally. Target groups for admission are recently graduated Dutch and international  Bachelor of Music students. The Master of Music programme may also be interesting for candidates who have been working in the professional field for several years.

All candidates must have:

  • convincing musical and artistic capacities 
  • a study attitude that is inquisitive and open-minded; investigative and innovative; independent and reflective.
  • professional and intellectual capacities on the level of higher education.

In addition, candidates:

  • want to make an active contribution to the further development of professional practice.
  • want to delve into the meaning of music practice for society.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6816 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6816 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1084 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1084 EUR per year during 24 months.

The tuition fee for the first year is €1,084 for EU students. For subsequent years, the annual amount is around €2,168. Check our website for more information.

Living costs for Groningen

750 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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