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Information on course of study: Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Music (Bachelor)
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Numbers and facts

Course of study name: Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Music (Bachelor)
Duration: 6 Semester
Academic degree: Bachelor of Arts
Language: German
Type of admission: Application/enrolment possible in the winter semester


Within the scope of the Dual-subject Bachelor, you can take Music
  • as a primary or secondary dual subject (60 ECTS) or
  • as a Minor (30 ECTS) combined with a Major
Music can be studied either in connection with a non-teaching career goal or as a professional teaching qualification. If you want to become a teacher, you must follow the combinations of subjects for each teaching position.

Orientation and goals

The degree programme prepares students for a range of music-related professional activities such as training music teachers at general education schools, as well as for activities in public and private institutions, establishments and companies in the world of music.
The course in the dual-subject Bachelor’s degree programme in Music includes subject-specific practical, didactic and academic elements with basic and advanced areas of study. The aim is to prepare students for the full breadth of the professional field of music including music education, musicology and music-related media practice. The core focus is on expanding theoretical and practical skills and abilities in music, learning musical instruments, acquiring techniques in ensemble conducting and finally acquiring basic skills in academic work and musical pedagogy and didactics.

Language skills

In order to study this course at the University of Oldenburg as a student from outside of Germany, you need an adequate knowledge of German.

German Language Proficiency
You can proof your German language proficiency with the following language certificates:
  • DSH: Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (Level 2)
  • TestDaF: Test – Deutsch als Fremdsprache (with level 4 in all four areas)

The proof of language proficiency must be presented for the enrolment. For other proof possiblities see: Language requirements

Admission requirements

International applicants who received their prior education abroad should apply online through uni-assist. For further details see: Application for international students

Entrance examination for music: The entrance examination consists of a written qualifying test, a musical-artistic presentation and a personal evaluation to show special ability in music.
Applications are accepted until May 2nd.

Music - Entrance Exam
Please pay also attention to the admission requirements.

Application and admission

This is an open admissions degree course, and application is only possible in the winter semester.
The application deadline for the winter semester is 15 October.

If applicable, the application deadline depends on the first subject, if it is admission restricted.

Careers and areas of work

This programme is intended to:

Train qualified music teachers for schools through the dual-subject bachelor's programme in combination with a corresponding master of education programme.


Train students for careers in promoting music (music journalism, music editing, music management, music social work, dramaturgy, etc.) through the dual-subject bachelor's programme in combination with a corresponding master of arts programme (Applied Music Studies or Integrated Media).

If students are interested in a non-school-related goal, more information can be found at the professional field of Music (in German).

Your contact persons

  • Gehring, Wolfgang
  • Academic Examinations Office
  • Contact form for students
Fragen zum Studiengang/-fach
  • Oberhaus, Lars
  • Student representatives of Music
  • Student representatives of Teaching Degree Programme
Questions about studying
  • Beckmann, Antje
  • Griese, Nicole
  • Study and Career Counselling Service

Documents: Regulations, forms, information

  • Early enrolment in master's modules pdf
  • Application for final thesis pdf
  • Application for admission to specialisation modules docx
  • Module examination for bachelor's docx
  • Notification of an illness in the examination procedure pdf
  • Grade improvement docx
  • Registration for final thesis pdf
Documents Anerkennung
  • Professionalisierungsbereich Blanko (Anlage) docx
  • Antrag auf Anerkennung von Prüfungsleistungen pdf
  • Prüfungsordnung - allgemeiner Teil 2020 pdf
  • What does "Changes to examination regulations" mean for students? pdf
  • Area of specialisation incl. practice modules - general regulations 2020 (Annex 3) (unofficial English translation) pdf
Examinations and examiners

Postgraduate / combined course of studies

Kombinationsfach (2FB)
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  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Dutch Linguistics and Literary Studies (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Art and Media (Bachelor)
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  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Philosophy / Values and Norms (Bachelor)
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  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Politics-Economics (Bachelor)
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  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Social Studies (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme History (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Protestant Theology and Religious Education (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Special Needs Education (Bachelor)
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  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Gender Studies (Bachelor)
  • Franco-Romance Studies (in cooperation with the University of Bremen) (Bachelor)
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Masterfach-MEd (Kern)
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Music (Master of Education)
  • Master of Education Programme (Hauptschule and Realschule) Music (Master of Education)
Masterfach-MEd (Kombi)
  • Master of Education Programme (Grundschule) Music (Master of Education)
  • Master of Education Programme (Special Needs Education) Music (Master of Education)
Master subject
  • Master's Programme Integrated Media - Audiovisual Media in Practice, Theory and Instrumentality (Master)
  • Master's Programme Music Studies (Master)