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Choreography, Master

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  • 24 months
Stockholm, Sweden
The Master Programme in Choreography offered by Stockholm University of Arts comprises two years of advanced studies. It is practice based and research preparatory, and qualifies the student for a Degree of Master of Fine Arts in Choreography.
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The Master Programme in Choreography creates a milieu for learning, research and creation processes, as well as for the development of choreographic practices.

Negotiating and analysing different notions of the body and of movement, it focuses on problem-posing and emphasizes the links between choreography and social, ethical and political movements.

The Master Programme in Choreography

The structure of the programme offered by Stockholm University of Arts resembles a choreographic score that facilitates the correspondences and interferences between different artistic and non-artistic practices and their potential for reformulation. It takes interest in the complex dynamics between arts, civil society and the public, and critically addresses the question of agency in relation to choreography.

Here, the question of participation is crucial to the programme, including the reflection on the own involvement and responsibility in choreographic and societal processes, as well as in the productional and organizational dimensions of choreography. The programme operates internationally, but also emphasizes the importance of local relations and implementation.

Programme Structure

Thematic learning processes include practical/artistic, methodological and theoretical knowledge, research and interdisciplinary meetings with other artistic and scientific fields of knowledge and expression. Each semester, except for the fourth semester that is mainly dedicated to the students’ degree projects, three courses are running parallel to each other. This structure enables to make connections between the courses, as well as between different topics and activities and to explore how they can inform each other. This trans-disciplinary approach allows addressing broad and over-arching questions through specific questions, singularities and details.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

General entry requirement for studies at the second cycle (a Bachelor's degree or the equivalent), and

Specific entry requirement

  • English 5 or the equivalent
  • A grade of Pass in the work sample showing the applicants own experience of choreographic work
  • A grade of Pass in the qualification test showing artistic ability in choreography

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33626 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16813 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    33626 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16813 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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The tuition fee for the Masterprogramme in Choreography: 175900 SEK per term 703 600 SEK for the whole programme.

Living costs for Stockholm

  • 9668 - 17250 SEK/month
    Living Costs

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


Scholarships to Cover the Tuition Fee
If you are obliged to pay a tuition fee you can apply for a scholarship which covers the tuition fee. The scholarship does not cover any private costs during your studies. Please note that you still need to pay an application fee (900 SEK). The application fee is non-refundable.

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