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Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki (Uniarts Helsinki)

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Postgraduate Overview

DEGREE PROGRAMS (Master’s Degree, 2.5 years)

If applied as a separate 2.5-year program, all require a previously obtained Bachelor’s degree.

  • Global Music
  • Jazz
  •     Instrument or voice, jazz composition
  • Folk Music
  • Church Music
  • Classical Instruments:
  •     Orchestral instruments: Strings, wind instruments, percussion and harp
  •     Piano
  •     Guitar
  •     Kantele
  •     Accordion
  •     Organ and clavichord
  •     Early music
  • Classical Music Performance
  •     Voice
  • Music Education
  • Music Technology
  • Conducting
  • Orchestral conducting, wind orchestra conducting, choral conducting
  • Composition and Music Theory

SEPARATE MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS (Master’s Degree, 2.5 years)

Offered only as 2.5-year Master’s Programs. All require a previously obtained Bachelor’s degree. (The academy doesn’t offer undergraduate studies in these major subjects.)

  • Arts Management
  • Nordic Master in Folk Music
  • Nordic Master in Global Music
  • Nordic Master in Jazz
  • Opera Coaching
  • Opera
  • Piano Chamber Music and Lied



The Sibelius Academy has two doctoral schools – DocMus Doctoral School (Classical Music, including Church Music, Composition, Opera and Theory) and MuTri Doctoral School (Arts Management, Folk Music, Jazz, Music Education, Music Technology).

DOCTORAL PROGRAMES (Doctor of Music (DMus, 240 ECTS), Licentiate of Music (LMus, 150 ECTS)

  • Arts Study Programme
  • Research Study Programme
  • Applied Study Programme

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