Further education at the academy

60 ECTS, part-time study

As the only Danish academy, the Royal Academy of Music offers five further educational courses, each giving a comprehensive education. The courses are offered in accordance with the Executive Order on Diploma and Master courses under the Ministry of Culture (no. 1089 of 16th of November 2005). The courses are all subject to payment. 


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Application deadlines:


  • Diploma and Master Course in Church Music:
    1 December 2017 at noon.
  • Diploma Course in Rhythmic Music and Movement:
    1 March 2018 at noon.


  • Diploma and Professional Master (Part-time) in Innovation choir leading:
    16 April 2018 at noon.

Five strong offers

Three Diploma courses and two Master programmes (Professional Master, 60 ects) are offered. Read more about each course via the left hand menu.

The five courses are meant as a contribution to match different parts of the needs of the music world:

• For the school and pedagogy area:
Diploma Course in Rhythmic Music and Movement

• For the school and pedagogy area:
Diploma and Professional Master (Part-time) Course in Innovative choir leading

• For organ players, etc.:
Diploma Course in Church Music

Admission requirements

For all courses, a minimum of two years of relevant working experience is required. 


Price for tuition and examination (self-payment) as of 1st of August 2013:
A total Diploma course will cost DKK 47,600 / 6.400 Euro in self-payment, excluding teaching materials.
A total Master course will cost DKK 53,800 / 7.300 Euro, excluding teaching materials. Special rules for unemployed and rehabilitees.

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Master Course
Diploma Course

General information about payment for tuition

The payment covers one course of tuition and up to three exam attempts. Payment will be per semester. Tuition fee must be prepaid before the beginning of the programme / semester, i.e. 31st of July and 31st of December. If payment is not received in time, a reminder will be sent in week 32 or week 2 respectively. Payment is a prerequisite for the student to begin at the programme/semester. The Academy reserves the right to change the price.

Expenses not included in the self-payment

Individual parts of the programme may be held as projects not included by the self-payment, e.g. in connection with study trips and such. Expenses for tuition materials are not included in the self-payment. Depending in the type of programme, extra expenses of approximately DKK 2-3,000 may be expected . Furthermore, expenses for accommodation and transport in connection with possible traineeship may be expected.

Refund of payment

Refund of payment may take place in connection with written notification of withdrawal for the course. The notification must be submitted no later than 15th of September/15th of February.

Reservation for start-up of programme

The programme is offered on the assumption of a sufficient number of students.
Reservation is made for typing errors.

Page last updated 27th of November 2017