Department of Music

Church Music BA

Curriculum 2023-2024

Learning outcomes


By the end of the programme, students are familiar with the field of church music. This entails that students should: 

Be thoroughly familiar with a special area within the field.
Understand the methods used as a foundation for instrumental and vocal performance in church activities and ceremonies.
Have the insight and understanding needed to approach instrumental and vocal performance as an independent individual.
Be familiar with the work environment of a cantor/organist.
Be familiar with the fundamentals of search engines and information technology.
Be familiar with the equipment and computer software used in the field.
Have a basic knowledge of the legal environment of musicians.


By the end of the programme, students can apply methods and processes in the field of composition. This entails that students should: 

Have gained proficiency in musical performance and be able to coordinate technique and interpretation.
Be able to take a critical position on their own work and that of others.
Be able to take decisions and support them on a professional basis.
Have the technique and skills to work independently.
Have adopted broad-mindedness and originality in thought, creation, and interpretation.
Recognise when information is needed and have the skills to gather it, assess its reliability, and use it appropriately.
Have adopted searching and diverse work habits.
Be able to use equipment and technology.


By the end of the programme, students should be able to use their knowledge and proficiency in work and/or further study. This entails that students should: 

Have adopted work habits that are recognised in their field.
Be able to work independently, set goals, and prepare and follow a timetable/project timeline.
Be able to use recognised methods to gather data relating to the work of a cantor/organist. 
Have gained insight into interpersonal communications as part of church work.
Be able to interpret and present their ideas.
Be able to participate actively in collaborative work and direct group projects.
Have acquired the competency needed for further study in the field of music.

M Main Subject
TH Theory
A Applied Professional Knowledge
S Studio Practices
ME Mandatory-Elective Course
MC Mandatory Course
E Elective Course

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