MASTER International Music Performance Exchange Semester (MUM-INTSEM1)

Course description for study year 2023-2024. Please note that changes may occur.


Course code




Credits (ECTS)


Semester tution start

Spring, Autumn

Number of semesters


Exam semester


Language of instruction



This is determined in each case through a Learning agreement between the sending and receiving institution. The head of the study programme approves the content of the learning agreements.

Learning outcome

After completing and passing the exam in the course, the candidate should have acquired the knowledge, skills and general competence that enables the person to

General competence

  • Develop an understanding of another country's culture in general and music education in particular.


  • Put their performing activities into an international perspective, recognize and reflect on music traditions from different parts of the world and be able to put these in a geographical, historical and stylistic perspective.


  • Exchange stays shall enable the student to be part of international social networks, handle practical living and study conditions abroad and strengthen language knowledge.
  • Plan and perform a public concert within the framework of the partner institution for interaction, such as chamber music, orchestral work, ensembles, soloist performance, etc.
  • Conduct artistic dissemination in an international environment and engage in relevant performing practices

Required prerequisite knowledge



Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Music Performance 1/1 Passed / Not Passed

The programme will take place at another educational institution and will follow the study plan of the place of study. Minimum requirements for approval of external exams will follow the teacher's instructions within the framework of relevant regulations, and the exam must be a performing exam of at least 25 minutes.

Coursework requirements

Mandatory activities
The student is obliged to comply with the mandatory work requirements and comply with the current rules at the place of study.

Course teacher(s)

Course coordinator:

Bjørn Einar Halvorsen

Course coordinator:

Jens Torolf Larsen

Study Adviser:

Anne Siri Norland

Study Adviser:

Lena Crosby Haug

Method of work

The work and teaching methods will vary from place to place, but in general, teaching in the main instrument will normally include one-on-one teaching with close follow-up and master classes, as well as ensemble/chamber music.

Open for

Music Performance - Master's Degree Programme

Course assessment

There must be an early dialogue between the course coordinator, the student representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital course evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.


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