Music - Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme
Within the scope of the Dual-subject Bachelor, you can take Music
- as a primary or secondary dual subject (60 ECTS) or
- as a Minor (30 ECTS) combined with a Major
Music can be studied either in connection with a non-teaching career goal or as a professional teaching qualification. If you want to become a teacher, you must follow the combinations of subjects for each teaching position.
Orientation and Goals
The degree programme prepares students for a range of music-related professional activities such as training music teachers at general education schools, as well as for activities in public and private institutions, establishments and companies in the world of music.
The course in the dual-subject Bachelor’s degree programme in Music includes subject-specific practical, didactic and academic elements with basic and advanced areas of study. The aim is to prepare students for the full breadth of the professional field of music including music education, musicology and music-related media practice. The core focus is on expanding theoretical and practical skills and abilities in music, learning musical instruments, acquiring techniques in ensemble conducting and finally acquiring basic skills in academic work and musical pedagogy and didactics.
Foreign Language Skills
German Language Proficiency
You can proof your German language proficiency with the following language certificates:
- DSH: Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (Level 2)
- TestDaF: Test – Deutsch als Fremdsprache (with level 4 in all four areas)
The proof of language proficiency must be presented for the enrolment. For other proof possiblities see: Language requirements
Careers and Areas of Employment
Train qualified music teachers for schools through the dual-subject bachelor's programme in combination with a corresponding master of education programme.
Train students for careers in promoting music (music journalism, music editing, music management, music social work, dramaturgy, etc.) through the dual-subject bachelor's programme in combination with a corresponding master of arts programme (Applied Music Studies or Integrated Media).
If students are interested in a non-school-related goal, more information can be found at the professional field of Music (in German).
Target Group/Admission Requirements
Entrance examination for music: The entrance examination consists of a written qualifying test, a musical-artistic presentation and a personal evaluation to show special ability in music.
Further date for the entrance examination - start of study WiSe 23/24:
Application deadline 03.07.2023. and exams on Tuesday, 29.8.2023.
Contact entrance examination:
Music - Entrance Exam
Please pay also attention to the admission requirements.
The application deadline for the winter semester is 15 October.
If applicable, the application deadline depends on the first subject, if it is admission restricted.