Rhythmic Music (IM)

The BMus (Rythmic Music IM) degree at The Royal Academy of Music, Aalborg, is a 3-year study course (180 ECTS credits) in which students acquire knowledge, skills, and qualifications to become working musicians and music teachers. With its starting-point in their own musicianship students are introduced to a broad range of subjects and projects that lead to individual choices for further studies and a future career. The degree course is built on more or less individual elements as well as a more general part, common to all the branches of study at the Academy.


The Course Subjects

The course subjects are divided into the following fields:

  • Main study area: Subjects where students are practising musicians plus subjects that support this aspect
  • Teaching skills: Subjects where students communicate and teach music plus subjects that support this aspect
  • General studies: Elementary subjects, obligatory for all students
  • Entrepreneurial studies: Subjects and projects where students acquire initiative skills, manage dynamic processes, and acquire tools to further their careers
  • Bachelor project: In addition to guidance on their project, students are prepared through project-related studies

The most important subject in the main area is main instrument/singing and in the pedagogical area is direction:

  • Main instrument/singing + direction

Under Direction the following are offered:

  • Ensemble direction
  • Vocal Leadership
  • Direction of song, play and movement (SSB)
  • Direction of children’s music

Page last updated 11th of October 2016