Structure + Content
Our bachelor’s degree programme in Classical Music is made up of theoretical and practical modules, designed to help you to acquire basic musical and artistic skills. The programme centres on training in your core subject (instrument, voice or composition).
During the programme, you will refine your instrumental, vocal or composing skills and work on your personal expression. You will study alongside approximately 140 other BA students from Switzerland and around the world. You will participate in various orchestral and chamber music projects, broadening your stylistic horizons. Our wide range of lectures and seminars is designed to provide you with a solid grounding in music theory and music history. The individualised curriculum caters to your qualities, needs and ambitions. Over the course of the BA programme, you will play and perform a great deal. You will learn to reflect on your artistic practice and will have the opportunity to experiment.
The aim of the bachelor’s degree programme is to develop your basic musical and artistic skills. Completing a BA qualifies you to take our MA.
Skills at the end of the degree programme
- Advanced artistic abilities
- Advanced instrumental/vocal, technical and creative skills
- The ability to reflect on your own artistic/interpretative standpoint, to justify it in theoretical terms and to communicate it
- The ability to participate in a transdisciplinary artistic environment and work on interdisciplinary projects
We offer all classical orchestral instruments, organ, voice, accordion and composition as core subjects (no harp).
Mode of study + Duration
The BA in Music – Classical is a full-time degree programme and comprises 180 ECTS credits. It is generally completed in six semesters.
Degree structure + Modules
The degree programme is made up of theoretical and practical modules, designed to help you to acquire basic musical and artistic skills, and is organised into seven theme-based and method-based module groups: