Bachelor On Campus

Music Composition

Seoul National University

48 months
6942 USD/year
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The Department of Music Composition at Seoul National University studies not only composition theory, technique, but also musicology to become composers, musicologists, and conductors. The Composition Department is divided into composition, theory, and conducting.


Since the Music Composition Department at Seoul National University was established, professors and students have continued to actively write and perform music and have become pioneers in the field of composition in Korea. 


The composition and conducting majors are taught in a systematic way in order to prepare them for their specialized careers. The composition and conducting majors are taught in a systematic way in order to prepare them for their specialized careers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counterpoint for Composers
  • Instrumentation
  • Counterpoint for Composers
  • Harmony for Composers
  • Musical Aesthetics
  • Introduction to Musicology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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130 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission
  • Personal Statement and Study Plan
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Counselor Reference
  • Official Highschool Transcript and Graduation Certificate
  • A Copy of the Applicant's Passport
  • Copies of Both Parents' Passport
  • Official Document Indication parent-child relationship between the applicant and his or her parents
  • Financial Certification
  • Portfolio, Records of Achievement
  • Proof of Language Proficiency
  • Agreement for Verification of Academic Record

Tuition Fee

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    6942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3471 USD per semester during 48 months.

KRW 3,916,000

Living costs for Seoul

1853935 - 1761654 KRW /month
Living costs

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