This programme focuses on teaching music in music schools as well as primary and secondary schools, upper schools and folk high schools, with a particular emphasis on instrumental/vocal teaching. The programme is structured as a two-year part-time course (50% of full-time attendance, over two years), and comprises music teaching theory (30 credits), instrumental/vocal didactics (30 credits), with teaching practice integrated into the programme.
Deadline for application to this course is 15th of April for entrance in August the same year. Enrollment is held every two years.
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.
The tuition fee at Barratt Due Institute of Music is for the academic year 2021/2022 NOK 10.660/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