Music Department

Composition BA

 

Composition BA is divided in two study paths; Instrumental Composition and New Media.
 

2018 - 2019

Curriculum

Study Structure

 

Instrumental Composition BA

1st yr Fall 
Composition I
TÓNS0108T / 8 ECTS
M
MC
Instrumentation I -
general

HFF1104T / 4 ECTS
M
MC
Sound Design I 
HLH0104T/ 4 ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory I
TNF103T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Music: Context and Essence
TSE005T / 5 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills I 
TNH1102T/ 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Introduction Week
NNV0001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Workshop trip
TSF0102T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
Choir
KOR1001T/ 1 ECTS
A
MC
1st yr Spring 
Composition II 
TÓNS0208T / 8 ECTS
M
MC
Instrumentation -
arranging

HFF1204T / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Music Theory II
TNF203T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Analysis -
The Classical Sonata 

GREK000T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
Music Literature
17th and 18th Century

TNB203T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills II
TNH1202T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Music History
ALT003T /  3 ECTS
TH
MC
Choir
KOR002T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
Electives
3 ECTS
E
2nd yr Fall 
Composition III
TÓNS310T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Instrumentation III - bass
HFF0304T/ 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Music Theory III 
TNF303T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Music Analysis -
Tristan and the Faun

GRER000T/ 2 ECTS
A
MC
Music Literature
19th Century

TNB303T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills III
TNH1302T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Mandatory Electives
3 ECTS
TH
ME
Choir
KOR1001T/ 1 ECTS
A
MC
Professional Development I
STU201T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Electives
2 ECTS
E
2nd yr Spring 
Composition IV
TÓNS410T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Instrumentation IV -
Symphony Orchestra

HFF0104T / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Music Theory IV -
Composition students

TNF0405T / 5 ECTS
TH
MC
Music Literature
20th Century

TNB403T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills IV
TNH1402T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Mandatory Electives
BFV / 3 ECTS
TH
ME
Dialogue
SAT000-02S / 2 ECTS
A
MC
Electives
1 ECTS
E
3rd yr Fall 
Composition V
TÓNS512T / 12 ECTS
M
MC
Instrumentation V -
Percussion

HFF0502T/ 2 ECTS
TH
MC
The History of 20th Century
Icelandic Music

TÓS0104T / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Final Thesis
LOK0006 / ECTS
TH
MC
Professional Development II
STU201T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Electives
5 ECTS
E
3rd yr Spring 
Final Project Composition 
LOK0018T / 18 ECTS
M
MC
Music in the 21st Century
TÓNL02T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Mandatory Electives
BFV / 0-4 ECTS
TH
MC
Electives
10 ECTS
E

 

New Media BA

2018 - 2019

1st yr Fall 
Composition I
TÓNS0108T / 8 ECTS
M
MC
The Studio
HLV102T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Recordings
HUT102T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Sound design I
HLH0104T/ 4 ECTS
F
S
Introduction to Music Theory
TNF003T / 3 ECTS
F
S
Music: Context and Essence
TSE005T / 5 ECTS
TH
MC
History of Electronic Music
RFS0103T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Introduction Week
NNV0001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Workshop trip
TSF0102T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
1st yr Spring 
Composition II
TÓNS0208T/ 8 ECTS
M
MC
Mixing
HLB102T/ 2 ECTS
M
MC
Sound design II
HLH0104T/ 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Analysis
GSH103T/ 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Contemporary
Icelandic Music
TÍS004T/ 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Festival of Electronic Arts
RAFL002T/ 2 ECTS
A
MC
Mandatory Electives
4 ECTS
ME
Electives
4 ECTS
E
2nd yr Fall 
Composition III
TÓNS1310T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Music Programming
TLF0104T/ 4 ECTS
A
MC
Interactive Music I
GAT0102T/ 2 ECTS
A
MC
Graphic Notation
GNS004T/ 4 ECTS
A
MC
Music, Culture and Society
TMS103T/ 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Music Across and Through
TÞM003T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Professional Development I
STU201T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Electives
3 ECTS
E
Mandatory Electives
3 ECTS
ME
2nd yr Spring 
Composition IV
TÓNS0410T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Interactive Music II
GAT0202T/ 2 ECTS
A
MC
Sound Art
HLL0004 / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Festival of Electronic Arts
RAFL002T/ 2 ECTS
A
MC
Dialogue
SAT000-02ST/ 2 ECTS
A
MC
Mandatory Main Subject
Electives

4 ECTS
ME
Mandatory Electives
3 ECTS
ME
Electives
3 ECTS
E
3rd yr Fall 
Composition V
TÓNS512T / 12 ECTS
M
MC
Final Thesis
LOK0006 / ECTS
TH
MC
Professional Development II
STU201T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Electives
7 ECTS
E
Mandatory Electives
4 ECTS
ME
3rd yr Spring 
Final Project Composition
LOK0018T / 18 ECTS
M
MC
Music in the
21st Century

TÓNL02T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Mandatory Electives
3 ECTS
ME
Electives
7 ECTS
E

 

 

Learning outcomes

M Main Subject
TH Theory
A Applied Professional Knowledge
S Studio Practices
ME Mandatory-Elective Course
MC Mandatory Course
E Elective Course

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Study Structure

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