Apply for MA Improvisation
This information concerns the Master Programme in Music, with specialization in Improvisation Performance – The Composing Musician, (NoCoM Joint Study Programme). The next time you can apply for the programme is December 2022 – January 2023. Studies start in the autumn of 2023.
Your application process
- Apply for the programme through universityadmissions.se
Application period: 1 December 2022 – 16 January 2023.
Note: Make sure to select "Autumn 2023" for your application!
- Submit your portfolio through SlideRoom 1 Dec 2022 – 25 January 2023
- Complete your eligibility no later than 1 February 2023. More information on general requirements for master's level studies.
- Pay your application fee no later than 1 February 2023. If you are exempt from paying the application fee, you must prove your exemption status by the same date. More information on universityadmissions.se.
- Interview: Week 9, 2023
- Admission decision: March 29th 2023 through My pages on universityadmissions.se
Selection of eligible applicants is based upon assessments of submitted portfolios and proposals. Send in all of your material through SlideRoom. You create a new account in SlideRoom yourself with your e-mail address and password of your choice.
All applicants are requested to send in:
Proposal for an independent masters project, 4000–5000 characters long, is required, including title of project, problem statement, method for artistic and/or scientific development/research, and references to related projects.
A live recorded video presentation of your music and yourself as a musician. NB! The video should contain 15–20 minutes of music.
After reading and listening to the material you have submitted, we invite a limited amount of selected applicants to participate in an interview. This interview will be conducted via Zoom or other digital medium and is mandatory for all selected applicants.
Eligibility and selection
Bachelor degree of arts in music or equivalent, and musical knowledge and skills that are assessed at the admission test and are the basis for selection. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.
Selection of eligible applicants is based upon entrance tests.
Students with citizenship in countries not within the EU/EEA, or Switzerland, are required to pay application and tuition fees for university studies in Sweden.