Majors and Specialisations

Composition and Theory

The Major in Composition and Theory teaches the tradition of western art music in three different specialisations:


Composition (at the BUA and the ZHdK)

Musical Theatre (at the BUA)

Theory (at the ZHdK)


Composition and Media Technology

What students majoring in Composition and Media Technology have in common is great familiarity with digital technology, all kinds of music software and modern studio equipment. The degree is primarily designed to prepare students for commercial commission work and can be taken in one of the following four specialisations:


Contemporary Jazz (at the BUA)

Composition for Film, Theatre and Media (at the ZHdK)

Electroacoustic Composition (at the ZHdK)

Sound Engineering (at the ZHdK)