Programme structure

The Master's programme in Music, Communication and Technology (MCT) is a two year full-time study of 120 ECTS credits.

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The Master's curriculum offered by MCT follows this structure:

  • 50 credits compulsory courses
  • 40 credits elective courses
    (or 10 credits from elective courses and one semester abroad)
  • 30 credits master’s thesis
4. semester MCT4091 - Master's thesis in Music, Communication and Technology
3. semester MCT4033 - Applied MCT Project Elective Course / MCT4054 – Interactive Music Systems Elective Course
2. semester MCT4025 - Physical-Virtual Communication and Music 2 Elective Course / MCT4052 – Music and Machine Learning Elective Course / MCT4053 – Motion Capture
1. semester MCT4024 - Physical-Virtual Communication and Music 1 MCT4012 - Research Methods, Tools and Issues in MCT MCT4001 - Introduction to Music, Communication and Technology
  10 ECTS credits 10 ECTS credits 10 ECTS credits 

For students taking a semester abroad:

4. semester MCT4091 - Master's thesis in Music, Communication and Technology
3. semester Semester abroad on student exchange
2. semester MCT4025 - Physical-Virtual Communication and Music 2 Elective Course / MCT4052 – Music and Machine Learning Elective Course / MCT4053 – Motion Capture
1. semester MCT4024 - Physical-Virtual Communication and Music 1 MCT4012 - Research Methods, Tools and Issues in MCT MCT4001 - Introduction to Music, Communication and Technology
  10 ECTS credits 10 ECTS credits 10 ECTS credits 

Information regarding registering for courses and deadlines.

Compulsory courses (50 credits)                                                      

MCT4001 – Introduction to Music, Communication and Technology (10 credits)

MCT4012 – Research Methods, Tools and Issues in MCT (10 credits)

MCT4024 – Physical-Virtual Communication and Music 1 (10 credits)

MCT4025 – Physical-Virtual Communication and Music 2 (10 credits)

MCT4033 – Applied MCT Project (10 credits)

Elective courses (40 credits)

MCT4052 – Music and Machine Learning (10 credits)

MCT4053 – Motion Capture (10 credits)

MCT4054 – Interactive Music Systems (10 credits)

MUS4652 – Music, Technology and Society (10 credits)

MUS4320 – Music Psychology (10 credits)

MUS4089 - Research Internship at the Department of Musicology (10 credits)

Candidates may apply for recognition of up to 40 ECTS credits taken in other 4000/5000-level courses when these can be seen as relevant for the Master's Thesis. If you wish to do so, please write an email (half a page) with information about the courses and why you think they are relevant to the student advisor.

Master’s thesis (30 credits)

MCT4091 - Master's thesis in Music, Communication and Technology (30 credits)

Diploma and degree

This programme leads to the following degree: Master in Music, Communication and Technology.

The diploma is issued when you have completed the courses that meet the requirements for a degree. Read more about diplomas.

Published Dec. 8, 2020 2:55 PM - Last modified Apr. 5, 2022 2:54 PM