Composition 1 7.5 Credits

Komposition 1
First cycle, H0027G
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2018 Sp 1 - Present
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Syllabus established
by Monica Johansson, Head of Department at the Department of Arts, Communication and Education 14 Feb 2014

Last revised
by Patrik Häggqvist, Director of Undergraduate Studies at the Department of Arts, Communication and Education 14 Feb 2018

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
Subject group (SCB)

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim

After having completed the course the student shall;

-be able to demonstrate fundamental ability and knowledge in composition
-be able to demonstrate fundamental abilities in processing a musical concept based on the musical parameters
-be able to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of the musical craft; composition techniques viewed from a historical, functional, philosophical and artistic perspective


Composition exercises as well as own composition of resonating music.

Analyses of contemporary and classical composition techniques, artistic and conceptual points of departure.

Jan Sandström

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2016 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)

Course offered by
Department of Arts, Communication and Education

0001Continuous examination6.0TG U G#
0002Final examination1.5TG U G VG

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.