Electronic Composition

The MMus (Electronic Composition) degree at The Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus, 2-year study course (120 ECTS credits) in which students acquire specialized knowledge, skills, and qualifications to become composers at the highest level and entrepreneurial driving forces in music life. The degree course may provide the background for further studies as a soloist or for a Ph.D. degree.

The Course Structure

The course structure has a constant focus on the subjects of composition/production. The main area of study allows for specialization depending on the student’s profile in the areas of electronic music theory, performance, or other relevant supporting subjects.

The entrepreneurial skills course, concluded after the third semester, provides students with the relevant tools to show their artistic qualities through self-management and entrepreneurial skills.

The MMus (Electronic Composition) degree course concludes with a student-defined project, based on their interests and needs.

The Course Subjects

The course subjects are divided into the following fields:

  • Main study area: Subjects where students are practising musicians plus subjects that support this aspect
  • Entrepreneurial studies: Subjects and projects where students acquire initiative skills, manage dynamic processes, and acquire tools to further their careers
  • Masters project: In addition to guidance on their project, students are prepared through project-related studies

The elements in the course are credited with ECTS points based on an assessment of the workload in the subjects.

Full Curriculum

See full curriculum here

Page last updated 16th of March 2017