Music Pedagogy – IGP/EMP (M.M., KPA)

© Hochschule für Künste Bremen – Anja Segermann

The Artistic-Pedagogical Education (KPA) at the HfK Bremen offers study programmes in Instrumental and Singing Pedagogy (IGP), Elementary Music Pedagogy (EMP) and Music Theory (MT) as a Master.

  • Master of Music, KPA-IGP, 4 semesters, 120 ECTS
  • Master of Music, KPA-EMP, 4 semesters, 120 ECTS
  • Master of Music, KPA-MT, 4 semesters, 120 ECTS

These are full-time programmes with an instrumental or vocal major and a focus on university didactics. In addition to traditional music and instrumental pedagogical teaching activities, there is a distinct focus on schooling for music-educating fields of activity in further education, training and further education areas. The EMP specialises in the continued education and training of pedagogical specialists for child day care, while the IGP offers opportunities for continued education for teachers specialising on instruments. All three programmes aim to promote young academics for colleges and universities.

Teachers in the Artistic-Pedagogical Training programme (KPA) generally have dual qualifications in the form of artistic and academic degrees. Teaching is always influenced by their own artistic activities.

  • Start of studies Winter semester, October 1
  • Parameters of studies Full-time, regular period of studies of four semesters
  • Teaching languages German
  • Volume of studies 120 ECTS-points
  • Registration start From March
  • Semester fee 336,32 EUR

Department 1, office for students, are ready to provide information on studies and applying.

Contact General advice on studies

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  • Phone +49 421 9595-1113

Study-related specialist advice from the dean of studies

The area of responsibility of the dean of studies includes questions about studying and teaching. In accordance with the examination and study regulations, the dean of studies ensures that the individual courses of study are progressed appropriately, decides on measures to ensure that the necessary courses are offered with adequate supervision and ensures that student interests are appropriately taken into account. The dean of studies supports you throughout your studies and coordinates subject-specific advice from lecturers. You can also contact the dean of studies to arrange further advice and if you have personal concerns or difficulties.

Our application period is currently closed. All the important information on application deadlines, requirements and admission criteria are available under application.