Barratt Due

Further education course for music teachers

Pre-school and lower primary school level. 30 ECTS over 1 year.

This course is primarily directed toward qualified music teachers who wish to gain teaching qualifications for music kindergarten and the lower levels of primary schools. The tuition is concentrated into eight weekend sessions extending over one year, and the practical elements are held on dates arranged outside of the weekend sessions.

Part-time programmes in pedagogical studies: 15th of April for entrance in August the same year. 

The Norwegian Language Test

The undergraduate studies offered at Barratt Due Insitute of music are taught in Norwegian, and applicants must therefore document proficiency in this language. This can be done in one of the following ways:

Norwegian (as a second language) in upper secondary school, 3rd year with the mark 2 or better. For information about how to qualify this way, please see vilbli.no

The Norwegian Language Test – Advanced Level (Bergenstesten), written examination with the mark “bestått” (passed) from the autumn 2009 or a score of minimum 450 points (tests taken spring 2009 and earlier).
Level 3 examination in Norwegian for foreign students at Norwegian universities.

Tuition fee
The tuition fee at Barratt Due Institute of Music is for the academic year 2023/2024 NOK 24.200/year. An estimated monthly cost for students living in Oslo is approx. NOK 12.000.

Unfortunately, we do not offer any scholarships. As a general rule, international students cannot expect loans or subsidies from The Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund.

All students who plan to stay in Norway for more than three months, will need a student residence permit.

Visa requirements are regulated by the Norwegian Immigration Authorities and details are to be found in the GSU-list

For students who need to document sufficient funding in order to obtain a student visa, The Barratt Due Institute of Music has a deposit account where the funds can be deposited until a Norwegian bank account has been opened. Please contact us for further details.

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Students have to arrange for accommodation themselves. But we are of course happy to assist you in the process of finding suitable accommodation. As a student at Barratt Due, you automatically become a member of The Foundation for Student Life in Oslo (SiO), which provides subsidized housing, healthcare, counselling, kindergartens, sports facilities and other services. For more information, see www.sio.no

For more information, please contact Tove Doornbos: tove.doornbos@bdm.no

or the student consultant.