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Music Technology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

You will be able to study Music Technology at one of the best performing arts universities of the world, the University of the Arts Helsinki. We have a unique learning environment, a multi-skilled, international staff, and high-quality equipment and studio facilities.

About the studies

As a student, you will complete studies and research projects in music technology and creative music performance. Music technology studies are divided into focus areas, which all offer different perspectives into working as an expert in music technology.

The combination of studies and research in music technology and creative music performance is essential to the programme. We offer you a wide course selection and versatile study opportunities to choose from based on your personal interests:

  • electroacoustic music
  • film and game music
  • media and sonic arts
  • music and technology: tools, methods and development
  • music technology pedagogy
  • amplification
  • recording and music production

During your first three years, you will study the tools needed in music technology and apply them creatively in different kinds of music contexts.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sound Technology
  • Electronic and Mathematical Fundamentals
  • Music Theory for Production
  • Digital Audio Workstations
  • Sonic Applications
  • Music and Creative Technologies
  • Music Business and Management
  • Studio Techniques
  • Computer Music Systems 

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

All applicants should submit the following documents:

  • Certificate of your prior education and a transcript of study records
  • Certificate demonstrating your language skills
  • Document that proves release from liability for payment of tuition fees

Your submitted documents must state your current name and the degree programme they relate to. If the documents are not in Finnish, Swedish, or English, you must submit an authorised translation into one of these languages.

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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