Opera Performance

Stockholm University of Arts

12 months
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Master’s Programme in vocal performance at the University College of Opera. is aimed at those who wish to deepen and develop aspects of their artistry, working together with highly skilled tutors in a stimulating, artistic research environment.


If you have a solid background from a previous Bachelor's programme in classical singing/opera, or equivalent professional experience, The Master’s Programme in Opera, vocal performance (60 credits) will give you the opportunity to embrace aspects of your artistry that you wish to develop and deepen. At the heart of the programme is your independent project that focuses on a topic in your profession as an opera singer. You will formulate and develop the project over the course of the programme. Through supervision from our senior lecturers and professors, studies of methods in artistic work and within artistic research and through the meetings with researching artists, you will have the tools to conduct an individual exploration of the artistic work as an opera singer. You will also receive skills training in coaching and singing lessons, and will participate in a collaboration with Wermland Opera.

Programme Structure

Term 1: Singing lessons, rehearsals and scenic work to develop methods for independent work. You begin your degree project – the project you presented in your application. Seminars and meetings with researchers and students will give you the means necessary to develop this project and its research questions.Term 2: You further develop and present your degree project. The presentation contains both an artistic and reflective aspect. In collaboration with Wermland Opera, you will work with scenes from an opera repertoire in a performance.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor’s degree or professional qualification of at least 180 credit points or equivalent.Specific entry requirements:

  • English 5 or equivalent
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts or equivalent higher edueducation qualification in classical singing or opera of at least 180 credits or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Application fee - 900 SEK


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