Teaching of Music

Master Degree

Course Overview

The Master of Music Teaching of the University of Évora aims at providing the skills and superior knowledge in the area of Music Education in order to permit, either the access to the labor market in the education field (specialist music training), or the access to higher education programs related to the 3rd cycle. In addition, it aims to generate social functioning skills of insight, learning and autonomous work, individually and collectively, and the development of personal and interpersonal skills that enable the exercise of a highly specialized career. The Master of Music Teaching degree provides a specialization dedicated to specialist music teaching, according to the pertaining legislation (legislative decree 220/2009 and 79/2014). It is offered, potentially, in the the following specialization areas: Flute; Oboe; Clarinet; Saxophone; Bassoon; French horn; Trumpet; Trombone; Tuba; Percussion; Violin; Viola (inactive in 2021-22); Cello; Double bass (inactive in 2021-22); Piano; Classical Guitar; Accordion; Portuguese Guitar (inactive in 2021-22); Drums (inactive in 2021-22); Voice; Composition.
Organic Unit: School of Fine Arts
Duration: 4 Semesters/120 ECTS credits (102 required and 18 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese, English
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

Teaching in specialized music training schools; continuing studies at a 3rd cycle (Doctorate) level.

Specific Entry Requirements

Holders of a higher academic qualification in the area of ​​music, with 120 credits in Instrumental and Vocal Practice, in Music Education and in Musical Sciences and none with less than 25 credits, as specified in DL 79/2014 of May 14 . Furthermore, the access to this cycle of studies requires: 1. The oral and written domain of the Portuguese language and the domain of the essential rules of logical argumentation (c.f. Article 17 of Decree-Law 79/2014 of May 14). This condition will be certified by the combination of a written test of Portuguese language with an interview. In both, the candidate must obtain approval. This is compulsory for all, regardless of previous training or professional status. The application can also be made by presenting a certificate of approval in both components, issued by another higher education institution, less than two years ago, considering the conditions set forth in Decree-Law 79/2014 of May 14. This written test and interview will take place on April 6 (1st phase) and July 12 (2nd phase) and September 9 (3rd phase) 2021, in a place and time to be announced. 2. The approval in an interview, comprising specific access exam (instrument / voice / composition); both the oral component of the interview and the specific access exam (instrument / voice / composition) are eliminatory, and candidates are excluded if they do not obtain approval on any one of them. The dates of the interview and specific access exam (instrument / voice / composition), will be as follows: April 7, 8 and 9 (1st phase); July 13 and 14 (2nd phase); September 10 (3rd phase) 2021, at a time to be announced, at Mateus d'Aranda College.

Access Routes and Applications

Study Plan

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
697 €
International Students
2500 €

Course Department


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Contact Information

Director: Ana Telles Béreau [atelles@uevora.pt]

Academic Manager: Vitória dos Anjos Bonito Guiomar
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE