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Jazz (major subject - instrument or voice), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

You can develop into a versatile jazz professional under the guidance of Finland’s leading musicians and international top names. 

Education

As a student in the Jazz (major subject - instrument or voice) programme at the University of the Arts Helsinki, you will receive the necessary knowledge and skills in African-American music, music culture and performance practices to become a professional. 

Upon graduating, you may take on demanding roles as a musician, orchestra conductor and pedagogue. 

Jazz students complete studies in ensemble playing, aural skills, rhythm and arrangement that support their major subject. Optional studies and possible minor subject studies are also included in the degree. The degree also includes language and music technology studies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Instrument/Jazz
  • Music Literature-Instrumental 
  • Music Literature-Piano
  • History of Jazz
  • Jazz Theory/Arranging
  • Jazz Improvisation 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    73

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

You must submit the following:

  • Certificate of basic education and transcript of records
  • Certificate of language proficiency
  • Document exempt

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Helsinki

  • 975 - 1590 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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