Strengthen your

artistic identity

Strengthen your

artistic identity

Academics / B.A. Pop Music Design / Facts
Major fields of study
  • Voice
  • Electric Bass
  • Electric Guitar
  • Drums
  • Keyboard
  • Composition/ Songwriting
  • Producing/ DJ-Producing

Pop Music Design

Bachelor of Arts

Develop musical talent, awaken your creativity, and accelerate your potential. The central focus of the accredited degree programme in Pop Music Design is individual work on the students’ own concepts, current compositions, lyrics and productions. We support artists from all styles of popular music, from punk to funk and EDM to hip-hop.

To ensure a long-term, successful career following graduation, students will study music business skills in addition to artistic content.

Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Duration: 6 semesters, 180 ECTS
Instruction language: German (at least level C1 required)
Mandatory internships: 12 weeks each, in the 3rd and 5th semester
Application deadline: 30 April
Entry exam: June 27th to June 30th 2019
Start: winter semester
Students admitted: approx. 30
Tuition fees: none
Except for international students and students studying for a second degree.

Requirements for acceptance:
  • general or subject-specific university entrance qualification; additional exam is possible for applicants without this qualification
  • practical experience: band, live performances, studio sessions, production

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