Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Composition (postgraduate)34491/3123/2324/1/83
Study guide

Composition (postgraduate)

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • Postgraduate Music - composition
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 30 credits
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • credit contract.
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Van Camp Bram
Other teaching staff: Coppens Mathias, Craens Alain, Prengels Steven
Languages: Dutch
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).


There are no prerequisites for this course.
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 900,00 hours

Learning outcomes (list)

See learning outcomes of the regular OLOD in the ECTS-sheets of Master in music.

Course content

Read the Vademecum.

In the postgraduate course, the student has the opportunity to deepen and/or specialise in a particular aspect of music practice. The student can prepare for an audition, competition or concert series.

* Review of the student's works
* Reference to music literature
* Study of contemporary compositional techniques
* Study of orchestration
* Development of research skills
* Preparation for full final exam programme

Study material (text): Mandatory

Students provide their own software and technological supplies to realise their compositional ambitions.

Recommended is music notation software.

Study material (text): Recommended


Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis45,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours855,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodePortfolio100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodPortfolio100,00