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Arranging, composing and music theory 1

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Autumn Term 2017

About the course

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

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2017 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 28 August 2017


Lectures end during the week of 30 October 2017

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%, Distance

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.

Required Knowledge

Basic eligibility


Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code



Application deadline was 18 April 2017. The application period is closed.

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.

Application fee


Tuition fee, first instalment


Total fee


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