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Media Music
Bachelor of Arts in Music

- Online and Blended Learning -

Studies of film music and music production

In the studies of media music, you will learn everything about composition and music production.

“The sound and music are 50 percent of the entertainment in a movie”
George Lucas

Choose your Artistic Major

Artistic Major

Composition for Film and Games

Artistic Major

Music Production

Artistic Major

Song Production

Modules of your studies

Regardless of the artistic major you choose, you will complete all modules.

Media Music

What compositional techniques do famous Hollywood composers like Hans Zimmer, Danny Elfman or John Williams use? How does the interplay between image / film and music work? How do I write an orchestral score?


How is a recording studio set up?
What do you need to produce high quality music?
How do I mix a track?
Can I master professionally on the notebook?

Sound Processing

There are tons of tools and plugins out there.
From digital plug-in to analog hardware.
We will show you which tools are available and how you can use them.


Information about the audition process.

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Contents of the program

Composition for Film and Games

Composers and sound designers have an important role in the production of audiovisual media. Streaming providers like Netflix or Amazon Prime produce a lot of content to meet the high demand for new series and movies. Music also plays an important role in games, radio and cinema.
In this study you will learn everything that is important to become part of this exciting industry.

  • Hollywood Harmony
  • Music Dramaturgy
  • Orchestration
  • Mockups
  • Game Audio
  • Sound Design
  • Surround Sound
  • Audio Post Production

Music Production

A high-quality music production provides the necessary attention that a song needs to assert itself on streaming platforms or on the radio. The study prepares you for working as a music producer in a recording studio.

  • Electronic Music Production
  • Mixing
  • Mastering
  • Analogue Synths and Gear
  • Recording

Song Production

Produce your own songs, learn everything you need to know about music production, from recording to mastering. Develop your voice through individual vocal lessons. Learn from established artists how to compose your songs and write lyrics.

  • Music Production
  • Vocal Coaching
  • Song Writing
  • Song Lyrics

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Curriculum Study Plan

Scoring for Film, Music Production, Music for TV-Ads, Music for Video Games, Sound Design
Styles: Pop, Rock, Electronic Music, Orchestral Music, Production Music, Cinematic

The Bachelor of Arts in Music degree featuring Media Music, Film Scoring and Music Production as the main subjects is a comprehensive training in the various fields of applied media music. These encompass music for film, theatre and advertising, audio branding, sound design, as well as music for computer games.

Considering your own individual talents and pursued specialisation, you will have acquired an accomplished sense of professionalism in your craft on completing your BA studies. You will also have the ability to independently develop artistic concepts as well as their performance, production, communication and distribution.

Your learning engagements consist of weekly lessons and lectures in the main subject, as well as in compulsory and free-choice electives: Studio Internship, Music Processing, Aural Training, Music Theory, Music Business and many more.

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  • Study Program: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Duration: 8 Semesters
  • Workload: 240 ECTS
  • Degree - Academic title: Bachelor of Arts in Music (BA-M)



  • Passed admission exam at JAM MUSIC LAB Private University. Matura/maturity exam not mandatory. Click here to register.
  • Sufficient knowledge of German (at the latest after the first year of study) - for more information click here.