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SRH Berlin School of Design and Communication


Music Production

Subjects: Music Production,Music,Music Production

B.A. | Bachelor of Arts

⏳  Duration
7 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English, German
💶  Application Fee non-EU
1000 EUR

💶  Cost per Semester
No information

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
5,530 EUR
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
Application always possible

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
Application always possible

Course description

In the BA Music Production program, a contemporary artistic education as a composer and musician is seamlessly integrated with sound engineering and organizational expertise. From your very first semester, you'll have access to our DAWs and studios, immersing yourself in every aspect of the music production process. You'll explore all relevant functions and roles, gaining hands-on experience. Weekly workshops cover a range of vibrant topics in music practice, including songwriting and sound engineering. Live panels with industry experts and diverse practical projects each semester provide ample opportunities to showcase your skills and expand your network. Our teachers, who come from various sectors of the live and recording industry, will guide you on your career path. This program is designed to help you grow as a musician and producer, offering a supportive environment where you can thrive and succeed.

Program Information

Study Location Berlin
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Undergraduate
Teaching Language English, German
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU 1000 EUR
Study Length 7 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester 5,530 EUR
Cost per Semester No information
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
Application always possible
⏱️ Application Start Winter
Application always possible

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
Application always possible

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Application Requirements

Language Requirements

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Cambridge (CAE) No information

TOEFL 87 ibt (direct entry) TOEFL 79 - 86 ibt (with additional agreement) TOEIC 785 (Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150) IELTS (academic) 6.5 on average - please see Language Centre guidelines if results differ CAE (grade A, B, or C) CPE (grade A, B or C) Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A) 59 points Linguaskill: 176 - 184 (CES) - all four skills required Duolingo 110 points

Qualification Requirements

General higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or university of applied sciences entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife). In case you have not graduated yet, please apply with your existing transcripts or your latest interim certificate. However, we need your final degree certificate before you can start your studies. Please note that applicants with foreign degrees might be eligible for direct entry. This means that applicants who meet the requirements DON'T need to do a foundation year before starting their Bachelor's. I) Details songs Please upload two songs in MP3 format in which you present your musical instrument with the application form, which will be your main subject during your studies. They can be your own compositions or interpretations/arrangements of foreign pieces, lasting at least one and at most four minutes. In addition, write a one-page PDF file that provides information about these titles and their original authors and performers. Describe the nature and scope of your own work and cite the work of third parties. Your individual artistic and creative strengths, which are expressed in the music examples submitted, should relate to the following focal points: Author: composition/musical adaptation Performer: instrumental performance - at least one song must feature the main instrument Performer: vocals Producer: sound engineering/production The result of the pre-selection will determine whether the candidate will take part in the practical entrance examination. II) Entrance examination The following is important: a strong will to express yourself and create sth unique good knowledge of an instrument/vocals basic theoretical and practical knowledge of popular music The entrance examination includes a 30-minute written exam with music theory, ear training and sound engineering content. This is followed by the 30-minute practical component consisting of: your self-made presentation with two main topics practical aural training further tasks and questions a personal conversation about your motivation to study Music Production at the Berlin School of Popular Arts Your self-designed presentation It consists of two pieces of music chosen by you and refers to the main focus on composition, instrumental playing/vocals and sound engineering. Please choose only two of the three main focuses and apply both focuses to your two pieces. The pieces of music can be played live - solo or with accompaniment - and/or from tape. Please present yourself live on your main instrument of choice. The quality of the practical component of the entrance examination is decisive for the assessment of your ability to study artistic and musical studies at the Berlin School of Popular Arts.

Document Requirements

CV Two songs in MP3 format: for your studies, you must choose and present an instrument (or vocals) as your main subject. Please upload your own compositions or interpretations of foreign pieces with your application (each lasting 1-4 minutes). Copy of your identity card or passport

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