Postgraduate University Courses

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At the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz fee-based postgraduate university courses are offered, which make it possible for graduates from regular degree programmes to improve their musical and interpretive skills as well as the technical know-how on the respective instrument or as a singer.

For postgraduate university courses an online application  is required in time to the respective application deadline (Winter Term: 3 June or 3 September - ATTENTION: not offered for all instruments / voice! / Summer Term: 13 January). A completed Diploma or Master's Degree or equivalent (or for the PgUC Soloist Diploma p.B .: Bachelor´s Degree) in the respective major artistic subject at a recognized post-secondary educational institution is considered as a prerequisite to be invited to the entrance exam.

>>> Important information about the changed entrance exam procedure due to COVID-19 can be found under the respective field of study/instrument here

The following Postgraduate University Courses are available:

 

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> Instruction for the online-application

The application deadlines correspond to those of the Bachelor's Programme Conducting.

 

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The application deadlines correspond to those of the Bachelor's Programme Composition and Music Theory.
In the course of the entrance exam three compositions of one´s own have to be presented in front of the examination board.

 

> Curriculum

   >Online-Application
 
  > Instruction for the online-application

The application deadlines correspond to those of the Bachelor's Programme Conducting.

 

>>> Important information about the changed entrance exam procedure due to COVID-19 can be found under the respective instrument here

> Curriculum

  >Online-Application
  > Instruction for the online-application

The application deadlines correspond to those of the Bachelor's Programme Instrumental Studies.

There are currently no entrance exams for the Postgraduate University Course Instrumental-Correpetition. This course of study starts in the academic year 2021/2022, at the earliest.

Attention: Some teachers are located in Oberschützen (Burgenland)!

 

> Curriculum

   >Online-Application
  
> Instruction for the online-application

The application deadlines correspond to those of the Bachelor's Programme Jazz.

 

> Curriculum

   >Online-Application
  
> Instruction for the online-application  

The application deadlines correspond to those of the Bachelor's Programme Composition and Music Theory.

 

> Curriculum

   >Online-Application
  
> Instruction for the online-application

The application deadlines correspond to those of the Bachelor's Programme Conducting.

 

> Curriculum

  >Online-Application
  > Instruction for the online-application

The application deadlines correspond to those of the Bachelor's Programme Voice.

 

> Curriculum

   > Online-Application
   > Instruction for the online-application


Application deadlines PPCM Instrumental:

  • 1 May (Entrance exam in June, Start in Winter Term)
  • 30 June (Entrance exam in September, Start in Winter Term)
  • 1 December (Entrance exam in January; this date is not offered every year! Start in Summer Term)

Please note: Due to the current situation (COVID-19) the admission procedure will be redesigned. The Welcome Center provides information on this.

Application deadlines PPCM Vocal:

  • 1 May (Start in Winter Term)
  • 1 December (Start in Summer Term)

> Curriculum

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   > Instruction for the online-application

 

Procedure of the entrance exam:

1) Nomination

From all applications, including viable video material, the most suitable candidates will be nominated for the entrance exam by the respective examination board of instrumental studies.

2) Entrance exam

The examination board decides about the admission. For the entrance exam a programme consisting of a series of different epochal styles with a duration of 30 minutes at the level of difficulty of a Master's final exam has to be prepared (see curriculum Instrumental Studies).

Dates of admission tests and entrance exam deadlines:

There are currently no entrance exams. This course of study starts in the academic year 2021/2022, at the earliest.

PLEASE MIND: After passing the entrance exam you are not automatically admitted – the enrolment has to be done personally at the Registrar´s Office (Palais Meran, Leonhardstraße 15, ground floor, 8010 Graz) in time! See also "First steps to becoming a student"!

Any questions or comments? This page is edited by the Welcome Center of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.