Music Design

Bachelor of Music

Study at two universities

The interdisciplinary Music design programme offered by the Trossingen University of Music in conjunction with the Faculty of Digital Media at Furtwangen University regards working with sound as part of a complete concept which listeners experience in a multimedial and multisensory way. The Music Designer works with elements of (composed) music, language and sound analyzing and evaluating it from both aesthetic and  psychoacoustic viewpoints. The Faculty of Digital Media is well-known for its expertise in media, media development, and media design; the Trossingen University of Music, for its musical and artistic creativity. The Music Design cooperative degree programme combines these strengths

10 good reasons for studying Music Design:

  • Laptop is recognized as a musical instrument in its own right
  • Ability to read music is not absolutely necessary at the start of the programme
  • Abitur is not everything: talent is the most important thing
  • Those without a classical musical background are also welcome
  • International university network from the USA to East Asia
  • Interdisciplinary degree programme
  • Training in traditional principles and solid university education
  • Varied career perspectives in culture and business
  • Interdisciplinary teaching team from the fields of art, technology and the working world
  • Support of your own media-artistic projects
  • Possible to begin career immediately upon graduation or take consecutive master's degree
  • ECTS 240 ECTS
  • Programme duration 8 Semesters
  • Location Furtwangen, Trossingen
  • Faculty Digital Media
  • Programme begins Winter semester (October)
  • Application deadline See application details
  • Entry requirements University entrance qualification or test of ability, plus entrance examination.
  • Teaching Language German
  • Accreditation Yes (system accreditation)