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Scoring for Film, Television, and Video Games

Berklee College of Music (Valencia Campus)

12 months
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42750 USD/year
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About

This one-year intensive master of music degree focuses on the art and craft of composing, orchestrating, editing, and producing music for the screen using the latest technology. Students lead recording sessions with professional session musicians and receive in-depth instruction in narrative analysis, orchestration, and the use of dramatic effects to support the story.

Overview

The master of music degree in scoring for film, television, and video games offers an advanced, individualized course of study for students seeking to enhance their knowledge and hone their skills in preparation for a professional career in scoring for visual media. The program focuses on the art and craft of composing, orchestrating, editing, and integrating music for film, television, and video games. 

The course of study is designed by the student in collaboration with his/her graduate advisor in a manner that best suits and speaks to that student’s knowledge, skills, and goals. Graduates of this unique program are qualified to begin work immediately in the film, television, or video game music industry in one or more of the following specialties: composing, orchestrating, conducting, music editing, music supervising, music copying, music programming, or producing synthesized music mock-ups.

Careers

Getting a master's degree from Berklee College of Music pushes you towards the next big step in your career, and the International Career Center (ICC) is one of the resources you have to help get you there. The mission of the ICC is to provide expert guidance, cutting-edge resources, and professional development experiences to help our diverse body of students achieve their career goals. Rather than acting as a one-time job link, our overall focus is on career management. We help you access available resources and activities and apply them to your career path.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Video Game Scoring Techniques 
  • Advanced Scoring: Narrative Analysis 
  • Advanced Scoring: Genre and Form 
  • Conducting for Scoring Sessions
  • Advanced Dramatic Orchestration 
  • Recording, Editing, and Mixing Techniques for Film Composers 
  • Technology in Media Scoring

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 ECTS

Total Credits: 39/40 with optional internship

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose
  • Résumé/curriculum vitae
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Official Transcripts
  • English exam
  • Bachelor's degree diploma

Tuition Fee

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    42750 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 42750 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    42750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42750 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Valencia

560 - 966 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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