The Bachelor of Arts in Music is a full time degree course. This course requires total dedication from the student in terms of time and emotional commitment, to achieve technical and artistic maturity. It provides general music education that does not confer a professional qualification. It can be taken with Majors in instrumental/vocal performance and in music theory and composition. The Bachelor of Arts in Music is followed by specialised Master’s degrees. Transition from Bachelor to Master is by way of examination.
The Bachelor of Arts in Music usually takes place in 6 semesters and corresponds to a total number of working hours equivalent to 180 ECTS credits.
Bachelor of Arts in Music – Major in performance
Bachelor of Arts in Music – Major in theory & composition
The Bachelor of Arts in Music is an independent Bachelor's Degree programme under Swiss cooperation in accordance with the Konferenz Musikhochschulen Schweiz KMHS cooperation model.
Admission to the Bachelor of Arts in Music is conditional on:
The requirement for completion of secondary education and vocational secondary education may be waived in exceptional circumstances if the candidate demonstrates an outstanding musical talent.
The aptitude test consists of:
Major in performance
Major in music theory and composition
The student is only accepted as being eligible for the course if all parts of the test are passed.
For admission to the Bachelor of Arts in Music, candidates who are not native speakers of Italian must present a certificate proving that their level of Italian language is at least B2 according to the Common European Framework for Modern Languages. (Celi 3 level, http://www.cvcl.it)