Bachelor programme / Master programme music theory

The aim of the course is to help students to achieve the best possible development of their creative and reflective abilities.  It is intended to convey a masterful treatment of the musical material in all divisions (instrumental, vocal and electronic music) and lead to openness in the analysis of newly evolving art forms.  As regards these performance requirements the courses are to be understood as an extremely high level programme of education.

It also offers the possibility of complementing the creative development and work through major subject studies and acquiring additional qualifications. These can also be acquired in other areas of study.

Obvious choices for major subject studies in relation to music theory are, for instance, electronic music and audio-visual media, musicology, early music, new music, conducting, jazz and popular music and applied composition.  Students can make use of the offers available at the various institutes of the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg and the Paris-Lodron University in Salzburg.

The Bachelor degree course lasts 6 semesters and comprises 124 semester week hours.  It ends with the Bachelor examination before a board.

The Master degree course lasts four semesters and comprises 47 semester week hours.  It ends with the Master examination before a board.