Degrees

At the University of the Arts Helsinki, you can complete a bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree in fine arts, music, theatre, or dance.

Fine Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

A lower university degree worth 210 ECTS credits that should be completed in 3.5 years.

 

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

A higher university degree worth 120 ECTS credits that should be completed in two years.

 

Doctor of Fine Arts (DFA)

The degree extends to 240 ECTS which corresponds to four years of full-time studies.

Music

Bachelor of Music (BMus)

A lower university degree worth 180 ECTS credits That should be completed in three years

 

Master of Music (MMus)

A higher university (Master's) degree That should be completed in 2.5 years

 

Licentiate of Music (LMus)

The Licentiate of Music degree requires 150 ECTS credits. 

 

Doctor of Music (DMus)

The Doctor of Music degree requires 240 ECTS credits.

Dance

Bachelor of Arts (Dance)

A lower university degree worth 180 ECTS credits that should be completed in three years.

 

Master of Arts (Dance)

A higher university degree worth 120 ECTS credits that should be completed in two years.

 

Doctor of Arts (Dance), D.A. (dance)

The degree for Doctor of Arts (Dance) is worth 240 ECTS credits. The degree can be taken either after a master’s degree or a licentiate degree. The estimated time of completion is four years and requires full-time studying. Studying part-time will complete the degree in six years.

 

Theatre

Bachelor of Arts (Theatre and Drama)

A lower university degree worth 180 ECTS credits that should be completed in three years.

 

Master of Arts (Theatre and Drama)

A higher university degree worth 120 ECTS credits that should be completed in two years.

 

Doctor of Arts (Theatre and Drama), D.A. (Theatre and Drama)

The degree for Doctor of Arts (Theatre and Drama) is worth 240 ECTS credits. The degree can be taken either after a master’s degree or a licentiate degree. The estimated time of completion is four years and requires full-time studying. Studying part-time will complete the degree in six years.