Composition - Advanced Postgraduate Programme

Advanced Postgraduate Diploma of Music, 120 ECTS
Music and performing arts

Institution The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Campus Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level
Duration 2 years


Following the Master's degree, the graduate is able to apply for admission to the Advanced Postgraduate programme which has the duration of two years, and concludes with a public debut concert.

Read more about RDAM's Composition Programme

Admission and application deadlines

Application deadline: 1 April 

Applicants for Advanced Postgraduate level must apply online and attend to a live audition. 
This applies for both EU/EEA applicants as well as Non-EU/EEA applicants.

Read about entrance examinations and repertoire requirements

Tuition fee

Full-degree students who hold a citizenship outside EU/EEA must pay a tuition fee each year. 

Read more about RDAM's tuition fees

Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level


The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers study programmes in music performance, Instrument and Voice, as well as in Composition, Conducting and Sound Engineering, and electives in subjects such as Pedagogy and Church Music. The Faculty aims to foster and develop student’s individual artistic profile and technical skills drawing on a solid pedagogical foundation and years of artistic professional experience. All Programmes are taught in English, which is also spoken by both Faculty and students. RDAM has an extensive international network and cooperates with some of the world’s leading music academies. Students are ach year offered masterclasses with internationally renowned artists and educators both in person and through Advanced Audio Network Technology that connects RDAM to music academies across the globe. With more than 50% international students and a nationally diverse Faculty, RDAM is a great starting point for students embarking on an international career.

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