Music Pedagogy – Jazz

In our stylistically broad MA in Music Pedagogy – Jazz programme, we offer arts- and education-based training for prospective music teachers, with a focus on jazz.

This degree programme:

  • is aimed at students who have a bachelor’s degree in music and advanced artistic abilities;

  • aims to reinforce and expand your teaching skills with practical and theory-based courses;

  • offers one-to-one teaching in a core subject (instrument or voice) and individual support from our internationally renowned teaching staff;

  • offers you the opportunity to expand your own artistic profile and benefit from a wide range of ensembles, masterclasses, big band projects and transdisciplinary formats;

  • includes optional modules and the choice of a minor subject, allowing you to tailor the programme to your interests and strengths;

  • offers you the opportunity to network with future employers through work placements and job shadowing.


  • Title/Degree Master of Arts (MA)
  • Specialisations Jazz
  • Mode of study Full-time (4 semesters)
  • Start date 20.9.2021
  • Application deadline 15.3.2021
  • ECTS credits 120 ECTS credits
  • Study language German, French
  • Location Bern
  • Department Bern University of the Arts
  • Programme Handbook

Studiengangsbroschüre Master Music Pedagogy

  • Programme Handbook

Study programme guide Bachelor and Master Jazz

For detailed information, go to the German page or the French page.