This course is for those who are interested to further develop their skills in arranging, composition and music theory. The basic contents are based on briefings, video lectures, discussions on deepening of style practice of arranging and composition in various musical contexts and for different instruments. A tool for learning and development in this context, is continuous individual and group-based feedback. The artistic composition and arranging process is also put in a scientific perspective with analysis of literature and the research within the field. A continuous idea through the course is a solid anchoring and deepening of musical theoretical knowledge, and a continuous practical application of the various aspects of music theory and its variety. The course is a distance course, and is managed through an online learning platform.
Application and eligibility
Arranging, composing and music theory 1, 7.5 hp
Autumn Term 2017
Lectures begin on week starting 28 August 2017
Lectures end during the week of 30 October 2017
English (upon request)
Type of studies
Number of mandatory meetings
No mandatory meetings.
Number of on campus meetings
No on campus meetings.
Outline for distance course
The course is a distance course, and is managed through an online learning platform.
Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits
Application deadline was
18 April 2017.
Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
Online application service is in Swedish.
Notification of admission will be sent in mid-July.
Contact the department for more information.
Application and Tuition fees
As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.