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Bachelor of Music in Music Education

Programme Length

4 years (240 ECTS-credits)

Language of Instruction


Application Deadline

15 December. Online application (Søknadsweb) opens 1 November.

Programme Description

Graduates from the Music Education Programme are qualified to work as teachers in all fields of musical education. In addition to instrument/vocal teaching and music theory, subjects taught on this course include pedagogical theory, teaching methods and teaching practice. This programme is open to applicants with a background in classical music as well as jazz, pop, or rock music or traditional/folk music.

Curriculum for the Bachelor of Music in Music Education enrolment 2018 (in Norwegian)

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the minimum academic requirements for admission to Norwegian colleges and universities and must also pass the audition in week 11. A high musical level is expected, as well as good aural skills and solid knowledge of music theory. Entrance to the limited number of places open is competitive.

Admission requires sufficient language proficiency to follow Norwegian instructions. Language skills must either be documented by a test or you can choose to do an interview in Norwegian during the audition week. Applicants from the Nordic countries are exempt from the language test requirement, but are advised that all tuition will be in Norwegian.

Read more about official approved Norwegian tests here

Please also refer to the Norwegian programme description for more information.


If you have questions about applications and auditions, please contact:

Tel: +47 23 36 70 00 (Phone time 12.00-15.00 Monday-Friday)

Contact your programme leader if you have any questions about the academic content of your study programme.

Programme Leader


Vegar Storsve

Senior Lecturer