Occupational FieldsThe MA Music Education develops the skills required to become both a musician and a music teacher. We offer various specialisations and the respective core subjects:
|Instrumental/Vocal Music Education|
|Music and Movement|
|Analysis and Teaching|
Course Objects and Career ProspectsCoursework focuses on in-depth immersion, individual artistic development, and building well-developed teaching skills. The specialisations offered are designed to meet professional requirements
- teaching instrument or voice to individuals or groups in various (institutional) settings (school ensembles or school music events) or as a self-employed music teacher (Specialisation in Instrumental/Vocal Music Education),
- designing learning processes for secondary schools and baccalaureate-level music lessons (Specialisation in School Music)
- teaching Music and Movement in a range of areas, including parent-child sessions (ages 0 to 5), schools (ages 5 to 12), adult education, concert training, or special music education (Specialisation in Music and Movement).
Course Contents and StructureThe MA Music Education (120 ECTS) focuses on developing individual initiative and responsibility. Specialisations give students ample opportunity to transcend disciplinary boundaries and to develop their individual artistic and pedagogic profiles. Candidates pursuing their MA Music Education as a second postgraduate qualification must obtain 90 ECTS for successful course completion. Detailed course planning is undertaken with the responsible director of studies.
Admissions RequirementsPlease see http://aufnahmepruefungmusik.zhdk.ch for our admissions procedure. There is a downloadable application form.
Head of ProgrammeMaria Rapp (Classical Instrumental/Vocal Music Education)
Hans Peter Künzle (Jazz and Pop Instrumental/Vocal Music Education)