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Piano, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Helsinki, Finland
Study the Piano programme at the University of the Arts Helsinki to become a professional in piano music, find your artistry and prepare for your future career under the guidance of internationally renowned teachers.
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Overview

Come and study at one of the best performing arts universities of the world. As a student in the Piano programme at the University of the Arts Helsinki, you will study in a programme that is respected both nationally and globally under the guidance of top musicians and pedagogues from Finland and abroad.

Education

During your piano studies, you will develop the skills needed for independent artistic work and learn to master the playing technique and styles required by the central repertoire. The studies prepare you for a professional life as a soloist, chamber musician or a pedagogue.

In your bachelor’s studies, you will improve not only your piano playing, but also ensemble playing, musical perception, music history and pedagogy skills. Optional studies and possible minor subject studies are also included in the degree. 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Piano Ensemble 
  • Piano Sight Reading
  • Piano Pedagogy
  • Orchestration
  • Theory of Music
  • History of Music

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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