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Studies Bachelor's Degree in Music Composition

Bachelor's Degree
in Music Composition (In English)

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Official qualification from the
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

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Official Qualification
Bachelor's Degree in Music Composition (In English)
Duration
240 ECTS
(4 academic years)
Format
In-person (Madrid)
Language
English
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September 2024

Start your musical career in a multidisciplinary artistic environment

Develop your compositional creativity relying on new technologies and your passion for music.

Prepare to develop yourself in different compositional fields, from soundtracks for films, TV series, advertising or video games, to current urban music, including musical theater or corporate communication.

The Official Degree in Musical Composition trains highly qualified composers for musical creation in a great diversity of genres and styles, integrating new technological and audiovisual media. In addition to purely musical learning, you will learn to convert your ideas into concrete and real projects and to manage and insert them professionally.

six reasons
to study in TAI

Create, record and produce

Learn to compose complex and long-lasting pieces by exploring different musical genres and styles and investigating their possible fusions. He experiments on a journey towards his own voice and develops a personal style working from artistic freedom.

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Access internships in companies, entrepreneurship projects and international stays.

Acquire new skills that prepare you for the world of work in various areas of the music sector through tutored internships, entrepreneurship projects and mobility programs at art universities around the world. Exclusive opportunities thanks to which 85% of our graduate students are already active professionals.

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Create music for film and audiovisual media

Participate in real interdisciplinary work projects and create music for film, television, video games, advertising, multimedia and stage shows (theater, dance), acquiring knowledge about audio and midi recording and editing, virtual orchestration and musical production.

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Train yourself under the eyes of the great geniuses of the industry

Learn alongside active professionals with extensive artistic careers at a national and international level and discover all the keys to the sector to connect your creations with the industry. encounters, masterclasses and workshops with artists of the stature of Gustavo Santaolalla, Martha Walvoord, Lucas Vidal and many more.

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Create a network in a multidisciplinary creative environment

Participate in transversal projects generating unique experiences and professional teams for the future. Work on interdisciplinary productions and creations and diversify your artistic and work possibilities by coming into direct contact with professionals from the audiovisual, photographic, performing arts and musical sectors.

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Expand your training with one of our masters

Specialize with a Master in Music Production, a program designed based on the knowledge of what the industry expects from a contemporary professional in the different trades and disciplines of music.

Consult our exclusive financing conditions

In TAI we believe that studying what you like should be easy, that is why we put at your disposal the best conditions to finance your studies: exclusive TAI, adapted 100% to you and with responsible fees.

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Study Plan

Year 1

Music Composition II
projects I
Survey of Classical Music
Piano Harmony II
Instrumental and Vocal Practice
Ear Training II
Orchestration & Mockups I
Digital Editing of Notation and Scores
Music Production II

Year 2

Music Composition II
projects II
Culture and Creative Thought
Piano Harmony III
Ear Training II
Orchestration and Mockups II
Intellectual Property Law
ModernLanguage
Professional Ethics and Equality

Year 3

Music Composition II
projects III
Music Composition for Audiovisual Media I
Piano Harmony II
Ear Training III
Contemporary Techniques in Music Composition
Trends in Urban Music I
Orchestration and Mockups III
Music Production II

Year 4

Music Composition IV
projects IV
Music Composition for Audiovisual Media II
Trends in Urban Music II
Industry, Business and Career Development
External Internship
Academic Recognition of Credits
Undergraduate Thesis Project

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Student profile

Students who want to compose , without having first to acquire a masterand of the language of music or a particular instrument, by taking advantage of the effectiveness and speed new technologies bring to music composition.

Future composers who are passionate about music, highly sensitive and imaginative, willing to explore a variety of contemporary styles, in music and stage and audiovisual contexts.

People seeking a university degree, strengthening the foundations for future employment.

Requirements

Candidates opting for the program in English must have a level of fluency in English that is sufficient to study, understand instructions, take notes, acquire additional information from sources written in English, write papers and sit for exams.

The recommended level is B2 CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: learning, teaching, assessment).

Level B2: Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, oftailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

Professors

dove gomez
Paloma Cosano
Music and Sound Music and Sound Music and Sound Music and Sound
Eduardo Rojo | Teachers
Eduardo Rojo
Music and Sound Music and Sound Music and Sound Music and Sound
Miguel de Almeida
Miguel de Almeida
Music and Sound Music and Sound Music and Sound Music and Sound
Alejandro del Pozo | Teachers
Alejandro del Pozo
Music and Sound Music and Sound Music and Sound Music and Sound
Rodrigo Faina | Teachers
Rodrigo Faina
Music and Sound Music and Sound Music and Sound Music and Sound
Marcos Merino | Teachers
Marcos Merino
Music and Sound Music and Sound Music and Sound Music and Sound

Career Opportunities

Music for stage

Composer. Producer. Orchestrator and musical arranger for dramatic works, comedies, dance and experimental shows. Supervisor of music and soundtracks.

Soundtracks and advertising

Composer. Orchestrator and arranger of soundtracks for movies, documentaries, short films, TV series and programs, radio programs and tunes, jingles and headers, commercials, industrial videos, reports and multimedia music. Original and adapted music supervisor. Radio announcer or programmer on music stations.

Music for concert

Composer for orchestra and chamber, various ensembles, songwriting and modern music groups. Music file manager and score editor.

Teaching

Teacher. Academic researcher.

Facilities

Facilities | Rehearsal and music recording rooms
Rehearsal and music recording rooms
Facilities | Audience
Hall
Facilities | multimedia classrooms
multimedia classrooms

Mobility

Academic Outlook

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