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Advanced Postgraduate Diploma - Composition

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

Institution Rhytmic Music Conservatory
Campus Copenhagen
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4500 EUR
Website https://rmc.dk/en/educations/solist-komposition#.W8XPEkYzaUk
The Advanced Postgraduate Diploma programme (APD) is a two-year training programme that qualifies the student as a composer or songwriter at the highest artistic level. The objective of the programme is to equip the student with further qualifications for the employment market by augmenting the student's Masters degree with comprehensive studies in one or more artistic areas of research chosen by the candidate her/himself.

During the programme, the student will get experience and insight into self-dependent artistic research (practice based research) work and having the capacity to identify and contextualize current dynamic issues in one’s field. Furthermore, the student will achieve the ability to transfer one’s artistic practice and research capabilities to other fields and recognize any associated career opportunities, locally and globally.

The programme’s core focus will be on the student’s capacity to extend our artistic understanding and to communicate those insights in a fully realized manner.

The programme is aimed at professional musicians who have completed a Masters programme in rhythmic music, or who possess equivalent qualifications of the same standard, such as an artistic career at a high professional level. 


Application date
Dec 03
Start date
Aug 19

Copenhagen

Description

Rhythmic Music Conservatory (RMC) offers the most advanced education available in rhythmic contemporary music – a multifaceted concept that embraces widely diverse forms of expression in such genres as rock, pop, jazz, hip hop, heavy metal and electronic music.

Rhythmic contemporary music is a creative and performative art form that builds upon a solid foundation of professional and cultural traditions, and in which the creative approach is central. At RMC, rhythmic contemporary music means openness, curiosity, challenge, diversity and open-mindedness.

In addition to providing music education at the highest level, RMC also operates research and development projects in the Conservatory’s core areas. The Conservatory also helps to promote musical culture in Denmark in general, and acts as a meeting-point for all of the stakeholders in the music industry. RMC provides a framework for a diverse range of public artist meetings, concerts, seminars, conferences and symposia.

RMC is located in Holmen in Copenhagen, amid beautiful waterside surroundings, and in the heart of a vibrant artistic educational community that also includes the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts’ Schools for Architecture, Design and Conservation, the National Film School of Denmark and the Danish National School of Performing Arts.

The Conservatory’s unique physical setting offers all the facilities one would expect of a modern academy of music of the highest international standard.