|Study location||Germany, Berlin|
|Nominal duration||7 semesters (210 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€4,500 per semester|
|Registration fee||€900 one-time
This is a fee due upon enrolment only.
High school / secondary education
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / German.
In many cases your previous school or university is able to provide you with a suitable version of your transcripts. If your previous school or university is unable to do so, please be aware that you will have to have your documents officially translated along with verified copies of the original.
Upload your electronic copies during the application process
Please find our English language requirements here:
A relevant portfolio is required.
2 Songs as MP3 file
Please upload two songs in MP3 format in which you present your musical instrument with the application form, which will be your main subject during your studies. They can be your own compositions or interpretations/arrangements of foreign pieces, lasting at least one and at most four minutes. In addition, write a one-page PDF file that provides information about these titles and their original authors and performers. Describe the nature and scope of your own work and cite the work of third parties.
Your individual artistic and creative strengths, which are expressed in the music examples submitted, should relate to the following focal points:
The result of the pre-selection will determine whether the candidate will take part in the practical entrance examination.
Are you passionate about song production from the initial idea to the performance or finished production? Our Bachelor’s degree in Music Production is ideal for musical all-rounders who want to direct the creative and technical design of songs.
A contemporary artistic education as a composer and musician combined with sound engineering and organisational know-how form the core of the study programme of the BA Music Production. From the first semester onwards you will have access to our DAWs and studios. Here you will go through all relevant functions and roles within the music production process.
Weekly workshops on colourful topics of music practice such as songwriting and sound engineering, live panels with experts from the music industry, as well as diverse practical projects in each semester offer plenty of opportunities to try out your skills in front of an audience and expand your network. Teachers from all areas of the live and recording industry will support you on your career path
7 SEMESTERS 210 ECTS
1. SEMESTER 30 ECTS
Basics in Theory and Practice
- Recording Techniques
- Musical Analysis
- Music Theory
- Practical Project I
- Instrument Minor I
- Pop Music History I
2. SEMESTER 30 ECTS
Discover and Design
- Music Theory – Harmony
- Digital Techniques
- Elective I (Choir & Body Percussion)
- Practical Project II
- Instrument Major I / Ensemble I
3. SEMESTER 30 ECTS
Songwriting and Recording
- Studio Techniques
- Practical Project III
- Instrument major II / Ensemble II
- Media Law
4. SEMESTER 30 ECTS
Arranging and Producing
- Elective II
- Practical Project IV
- Instrument major III / Ensemble III
- Language / Physiology
5. SEMESTER 30 ECTS
The fifth semester is all about practice. During an internship at home or abroad, a study abroad at a partner university or a practical semester, you will systematically expand your professional repertoire and establish direct contact with the business world, with your colleagues and with different music scenes.
6. SEMESTER 30 ECTS
Media and Stage Music
- Sound Design
- Elective III
- Practical Project V
- Instrument Major IV / Ensemble IV
- Project Organisation
7. SEMESTER 30 ECTS
Individualisation and Thesis
- Film Music / Game Audio
- Elective IV
- Portfolio Development
- Production Management
- Bachelor’s Thesis
The BA in Music Production offers excellent career opportunities such as employment in:
- Production companies, ensembles, concert promoters, training companies
- Phono industry, labels, publishers, distributors, TV and radio stations, PR and marketing companies
- Songwriters / composers, lyricists, speakers, bands / music groups, orchestras
- Producers, sound studios, clients from the industry and private sector
Freelance activities as:
- Author / composer, arranger / orchestrator, interpreter / musician
- Sound technician / sound engineer for concerts, events, theatre, radio, television, sound recordings
Recommended application deadline.
Recommended application deadline.