|Type of study programme||Professional bachelor degree|
|Degree||Professional Bachelor’s Degree in Music, qualification Composer|
|Licence/accreditation||Study programme accredited until 31-Dec-2022|
|Duration||4 years (full-time)|
|Credit points||160 (ECTS: 240)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Study arrangements||International students study in English according to an individual plan. International students are offered a Latvian language course (3 ECTS) in the framework of the study program.|
|Fees||4300 - 6000 EUR per year|
|Study programme description||Programme aims to prepare highly qualified professional composers, providing specialists required by the State and the society, to provide knowledge based on the theory music sciences consistent with the standards of composers’ profession and applicable in professional practice, preparing graduates for successful integration into the professional composition environments of Latvia and of foreign countries, motivating students for professional development and further education within the united European education area; graduates of the study programme respect the interests of the Latvian nation, are able to adapt to the international cultural environment and to preserve and develop the national musical heritage of Latvia.|
|Study programme link||www.music.lv/upload/pages/31/coursedescriptions/PDF/ProfBakKompoz_ANOTACIJAS_ENG.pdf
|Requirements||General secondary or professional secondary education.
Additional requirements for application to study:
• Colloquium in composition;
• Music theory (harmony, polyphony, form);
• Music literature.
Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music provides professional undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and academic postgraduate programmes in music performance, conducting, composition, music science, music pedagogy and choreography. Doctoral level studies are available in the field of history and theory of music. Scientific research and artistic creativity are the cornerstones of all professional and academic study programmes.
The main goals of the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music are to provide studies of exceptional quality in subjects of music, choreography and education sciences, humanitarian and social sciences; to conduct research projects in arts sciences; to encourage artistic creativity of the young musicians.
Population in the city of Riga: 632 614
Total number of students: 568 (2019/20)
Number of International students: 30 (2019/20)
Number of academic staff: 146 (2019/20)