Music and Movement (Rhythmics)

Music and Movement (Rhythmics)

Course summary

Rhythmics is a widely used method of musical teaching. It treats music and movement as a single entity. After decades of development, it has acquired an established position in general and special teaching. The use of improvisation and design promotes and links various areas such as sensory perception, movement, spatial orientation, the musical faculties, interaction, communication and self-expression.


Training in the  pedagogy of music and movement comprises teaching, theoretical and artistic modules, together with others focusing on movement and music. The bachelor’s degree leads towards activities in various areas of music and movement teaching.


Title / Qualification Bachelor of Arts Music and Movement
Program study options Full-time
Language(s) of instruction German / French
Campus(es) Biel (partly Bern)
Professional qualification yes
Course begins Week 38
Deadline for applicationsApplication deadline for the Bachelor program
Subsequent master program Master of Arts in Music Performance
Master of Arts in Music Pedagogy
Master of Arts in Specialized Music Performance
Master of Arts in Composition / Theory
Master of Arts in Contemporary Arts Practice


The professional scope of a trained eurhythmics teacher includes pedagogical and artistic work in the most varied areas, such as:

  • Pre-school – kindergarten, crèche: early years music learning
  • School – primary school, infants: basic musical education, school music, group singing, band work, children’s musical theatre
  • Music school: early years music learning, eurhythmics, group singing, children’s musical theatre
  • Self-employment: nanny, artistic work
  • Working as music and movement teacher promotes initiative and flexibility. Part-time working and varied types of work are often a feature of professional life in this area.

Detailed information

BA Music and Movement (Rhythmics)

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Head of degree programme

Claudia Wagner

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