Master of Arts 
in Music Composition
and Theory

The Master of Arts in Music Composition & Theory is a full time degree course. This course requires total dedication from the student in terms of time and emotional commitment, to achieve not only technical but also artistic maturity.
The Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana only offers in-depth study (Major) in composition.

 

 

 

Course contents

(in Italian)

Description, objectives, and structure of the course

Duration

The Master of Arts in Music Composition & Theory Major in Composition usually takes place in 4 semesters and corresponds to a total number of working hours equivalent to 120 ECTS credits.
An offer with a lower number of hours/ ECTS credits would not be accepted internationally

Qualification achieved

Master of Arts in Music Composition & Theory - Major in Composition

Type of Master

The Master of Arts in Music Composition & Theory is an independent Master's Degree programme under Swiss cooperation in accordance with the Konferenz Musikhochschulen Schweiz KMHS cooperation model.

Costs

A full list of fees may be found in the section Fees and Payments. A description of the standard costs for the Master of Arts in Music Composition and Theory is available on “Costs Master”.

Regulation

The regulations of the Master of Arts in Music Composition and Theory, as well as all other regulations of the University of Music are available on the section Study Regulations

Admissions

To apply for the Master of Arts in Music Composition & Theory, you must complete the following steps:

  • complete the online application form by 31 March;
  • upload the required documents to the applications portal by 31 March;
  • take the admission exam(s);
  • if admitted, confirm your enrolment by the specified deadline;

All the information you need to complete the admission process the can be found here:

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Contatti

Nadir Vassena 
Responsabile dell'area Composizione e teoria
servizi.accademici@conservatorio.ch