A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.
Composition as an academic subject focuses on the creation and arrangement of original musical scores. Choosing to study composition may help lead scholars to employment in the theater arts as stage producers, in academia as music teachers or professors, or as music publishers or critics.
One characteristic of Iceland's higher education system is a four-year course. After completion of undergraduate degree, The University of Icleand often have scholarships for those students who may want to further studies to master’s and doctorate levels. It is based in Vesturbær, Reykjavik and was founded in 1911.
Master's in Composition in Iceland
This is a two-year study programme of 120 ECTS. The MA-programme in music composition provides the student the means to establish and develop his/her area of speciality as a composer. [+]