This brand new Masters degree, Creative Music Production comprises of 60 ECTS and is a cooperation between Novia University of Applied Sciences and the Songwriters Academy of Sweden - Musikmakarna.

 The studies are intended for active professionals in the fields of the global music industry who wants to further their career development in creative music production. The different professional and diversified cultural backgrounds of the students will provide a dynamic and interactive learning environment. The courses will obtain tools to implement core values as equality and diversity in the work within the global music industry, future ecosystems and value chains.

The degree program gives you an unique opportunity to develop your unique creative profile and musical identity. During the studies you will work individually as well as  in mutual creative music sessions.  You will also be able to establish international contacts to expand your professional network.

The programme is organized as part-time studies which will include contact and distance studies. During the studies, you develop and work with projects linked to working life, based on your own musical profile.

The program has a global profile with experts from different areas of the music industry as lecturers and mentors. During the studies, students will also have the possibility to learn more about music and cultural centers, in order to become acquainted with the diversified global music industry.

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Master of Culture and Arts, Creative Music Production

  • Field of study: Arts and Humanities
  • Extent: 1,5 years 60 Credits
  • Location: Low-residency
  • Application period:

Previous Knowledge

You can apply for Master of Culture and Arts, Entrepreneurship in the Arts, Music Production if you have completed

  • Bachelor's degree and/or master's degree
  • Minimum 24 months of work in a related field after completion of Bachelor's degree


Scholarships and Tuition Fees

The studies are free for EU citizens.

Tuition fee-paying (non-EU/EEA) students can apply for a scholarship. Read more about scholarships here.

Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA students is 10 000 euros per academic year (Master's). Read more about tuition fees here.


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Continuing Education Opportunities

With a master´s degree, students are able to continue to university post-graduate (licentiate/doctoral) studies, however universities may at their own discretion have specific admission requirements for post-graduate studies that must be met in addition to a completed Master’s degree.

Career Opportunities

The program leads to higher professional qualifications and is strongly focused on creating the conditions for being active in the global music industry based on  your musical profile and identity. After studying this program, you have the skills to develop and find the right market for your musical activities based on diversified cultures, trends and traditions. The music industry is in need of key persons with these global competences. With your new networks you have the opportunity to create new strategies and value chains for your future music career. Your Master thesis can be valuable for companies, educational institutions and other stakeholders in the music industry.


The different professional and cultural backgrounds of the students will enable a dynamic and interactive learning environment.

Language of Instruction

The language of the degree programme and examination is English. Courses and course literature will also be provided in English.

Collaboration With Other Actors

We work with external projects, which means you get new contacts to small and large businesses in the region. Novia UAS also participates in EU-funded projects where we collaborate with other universities, colleges, and organisations.

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Career Opportunities

Skills to develop and find the right market for your musical activities based on diversified cultures, trends and traditions. The music industry is in need of key persons with these global competences.

Head of Degree Programme
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Mats Granfors

Senior Lecturer

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