Why study Norwegian Folk Music
The main sources of the music will be discussed in a broad academic perspective, where musicology, cultural history and sociology are used to create an integrated theoretical basis for learning.
What do you learn?
The programme consist of two 30ECTS modules:
- Teaching methods include hands-on experience with music and dance, as well as lectures, seminars, field study, papers, individual and group projects and presentations.
- Performing is an essential part of the programme. Each student is expected to develop a repertoire with traditional song or instrumental music under the mentorship of a faculty member.
How to apply
Click “Apply available admission now” and choose “Apply to take a full degree at USN” unless you are an exchange student nominated from your home institution. Read all information about admission requirements before you apply.
Further study opportunities
The study programme may be combined with other higher education programmes within the cultural sphere or form a part of a BA degree. The programme gives access to an international network of folk musicians and folk artists and may open the way for further careers in this sphere.