BA in Music Production & Composition | (3 years)

Programme Overview

Awarded by: Tata Institute of Social Sciences – Deemed University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956.

The objective of this 3-year, 6-semester course, is to help create musicians who are proficient in production and composition of music – primarily for the screen. The students will learn skills that will make them industry ready.

Over the duration of the three-year programme of BA in Music, the students will gain an in-depth understanding of the world of Indian and International music. The students will be trained in the technical aspects of music compositions and will study audiographer software, along with performance.

Apart from the core subjects pertaining to music, students also take classes in Contextual Studies (General Education). These subjects will help students understand their core subjects better and create complete musicians.

The course also promotes individual professional conduct, communication skills and leadership qualities. At the end of the three years, the students will be trained and ready to enter the Indian music industry as quality musicians.

Semester I Course Structure

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Course Code

Course Title

Theory Credits

Practical Credits

Total Credits

Total Hours

1 MUBG 1101 Indian Classical Theory I 3 0 3 45
2 MUBG 1102 Poetry – Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu 3 0 3 45
3 MUBC 1108 Indian Classical Music Practical I 0 3 3 90
4 MUBC 1102 North Indian Rhythm I 0 2 2 60
5 MUBC 1103 South Indian Rhythm I 0 2 2 60
6 MUBC 1104 Music Technology I 5 0 5 75
7 MUBC 1105 Keyboarding I 0 3 3 90
8 MUBC 1106 International Music I 0 1 1 30
9 MUBC 1107 Analysis of Music Through Listening I 0 2 2 60

Semester II Course Structure

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Course Code

Course Title

Theory Credits

Practical Credits

Total Credits

Total Hours

1 MUBG 1201 Indian Classical Theory II 3 0 3 45
2 MUBG 1202 Western Music Theory I 3 0 3 45
3 MUBC 1201 Indian Classical Music Practical II 0 3 3 90
4 MUBC 1202 North Indian Rhythm II 0 2 2 60
5 MUBC 1203 South Indian Rhythm II 0 2 2 60
6 MUBC 1204 Music Technology II 3 0 3 45
7 MUBC 1205 Digital Audio Workstation (Logic Pro) 1 2 3 75
8 MUBC 1206 Keyboarding II 0 3 3 90
9 MUBC 1207 International Music II 0 1 1 30
10 MUBC 1208 Analysis of Music Through Listening II 0 1 1 30

Semester III Course Structure

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Course Code

Course Title

Theory Credits

Practical Credits

Total Credits

Total Hours

1 MUBG 2101 Indian Classical Theory III 4 0 4 60
2 MUBG 2102 Western Music Theory II 3 0 3 45
3 MUBC 2101 Indian Classical Music III 0 3 3 90
4 MUBC 2102 Digital Audio Workstation (Logic Pro – Advanced) 0 2 2 60
5 MUBC 2103 Digital Audio Workstation (AVID – Pro Tools) 0 4 4 120
6 MUBC 2104 Notation Software – Sibelius 0 2 2 60
7 MUBC 2105 Keyboarding III 0 3 3 90
8 MUBC 2106 Analysis of Music Through Listening III 0 1 1 30

Semester IV Course Structure

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Course Code

Course Title

Theory Credits

Practical Credits

Total Credits

Total Hours

1 MUBG 2201 Indian Classical Theory IV 4 0 4 60
2 MUBG 2202 Western Music Theory III 4 0 4 60
3 MUBC 2201 Indian Classical Music IV 0 5 5 150
4 MUBC 2202 Keyboarding IV 0 5 5 150
5 MUBC 2203 Business of Music 2 0 2 30
6 MUBC 2204 Analysis of Music Through Listening IV 0 3 3 90

Semester V Course Structure

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Course Code

Course Title

Theory Credits

Practical Credits

Total Credits

Total Hours

1 MUBG 3101 Western Music Theory IV 4 0 4 60
2 MUBC 3101 Indian Classical Music V 0 3 3 90
3 MUBC 3102 Film Appreciation – Music Perspective 2 0 2 30
4 MUBC 3103 Keyboarding V 0 4 4 120
5 MUBC 3104 Composition I 0 7 7 210
6 MUBC 3105 Analysis of Music Through Listening V 0 2 2 60

Semester VI Course Structure

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Course Code

Course Title

Theory Credits

Practical Credits

Total Credits

Total Hours

1 MUBC 3201 Composition II 0 12 12 360
2 MUBC 3202 Indian Classical Music VI 0 3 3 90
3 MUBC 3203 Analysis of Music Through Listening VI 0 3 3 90
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