Music for Applied Media, M.A. | Part time | Danube University Krems | Krems an der Donau, Austria
M.A. On Campus

Music for Applied Media

30 months
4760 EUR/year
4760 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The film and media industries have undergone a dramatic paradigm shift in the last decade, as music has become an indispensable part of media content. That creates opportunities, while opening up future markets for composers and producers. Learn more with Music for Applied Media program of Danube University Krems.


Key facts

The Music for Applied Media program of Danube University Krems is aimed at composers, producers, sound and media artists, musicians and musicologists looking for careers in music supporting film, games, TV, and new linear or interactive media. The curricula combine practical training with theoretical knowledge and aesthetics, focusing on advanced music composition and production for the media, sound & acoustics, and recording arts, in addition to business, managerial, admininistrative, and legal aspects pertaining to the always-changing music industry.

Target Group

  • composers
  • music producers
  • sound and media artists
  • musicians and musicologists

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music History and Aesthetics
  • Orchestration
  • Composition
  • Music Analysis
  • Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Music and Law

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Registration and application for admission
  • Annex admission fee
  • Letter of intent (motivational letter)
  • Europass CV
  • A valid passport or personal ID card (original)
  • Evidence of tertiary level education (certificate of award and transcript of records, notification). Foreign documents must be submitted together with the required notarial certifications and legalization.
  • Evidence of general qualification for university entrance (baccalaureate, matriculation certificate, proof of suitability to study).
  • Notifications, provided they do not have a digital official signature.
  • Evidence that specific criteria for admission required in the respective curriculum are met (language skills, professional experience, training).
  • Documents concerning name changes (marriage certificate), if applicable.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4760 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11900 EUR for the full programme during 30 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4760 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11900 EUR for the full programme during 30 months.

Living costs for Krems

800 - 1200 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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