Double degree CSI-DFA

The CSI-DFA double degree enables its graduates to teach music education in music schools and middle schools throughout Switzerland, in Ticino's compulsory school system as well as in primary schools in various Cantons, and thus offers graduates the broadest possible professional prospects in music education for this age group at Swiss level. 




Course contents

(in Italian)

Description, objectives, and structure of the course

Description of subjects

Extensions of study

The SUPSI Master of Arts (double qualification) in Music Pedagogy usually takes place in 6 semesters and corresponds to a total number of working hours equivalent to 188 ECTS credits. 

Qualification achieved

Master of Arts SUPSI (double qualification) in in Music Pedagogy with specialization in Elementary Music Education and Music Education Teaching for Secondary Level I

Type of Master 

The Master of Arts in Music Pedagogy is an independent Master's Degree programme under Swiss cooperation in accordance with the Konferenz Musikhochschulen Schweiz KMHS cooperation model.


A full list of fees may be found in the section Fees and Payments. A description of the standard costs for the Master of Arts in Music Pedagogy is available on “Costs Master”.


The regulations of the Master of Arts in Music Pedagogy, as well as all other regulations of the University of Music are available on the section Study Regulations


To apply for the SUPSI Master of Arts (double qualification) in Music Pedagogy, you must complete the following steps:

  • complete the online application form by 31 March;
  • upload the required documents to the applications portal by 31 March;
  • take the admission exam(s);
  • if admitted, confirm your enrolment by the specified deadline;

All the information you need to complete the admission process the can be found here:



Further documentation

The following documents are all in Italian:

Admission examinations diagram

Admission procedure


Guidelines for applicants

Areas of university education required by subject for admission


Suggestions for the practical test


Stefano Bragetti 
Responsabile dell'area Pedagogia