Master in Composition for Media – MCAV

The gateway to the media industry

The MCAV is an official postgraduate program whose main objective is to train future composers for work in the film, television and video game industries. The academic program combining theoretical and practical modules is unique in Europe for its level of excellence.

Students will practice in several partner institutions, always with state of the art equipment: Recording with ensemble, news and series production, studio Dolby mixing, creation of full and short films among other audiovisual media. Students will be in contact with Spanish mainstream producers, conductors and musicians.

Study guide

I. Composition for Media (Cinema, TV, Video Game)

  • Narrative Analysis. Script: genre, structure and characters
  • Audiovisual composition techniques
  • Advanced orchestration
  • Composition with computing resources

II. Instrumental and Production Techniques

  • Recording and mastering techniques in Film and Television
  • Recording and mastering techniques for electroacoustic music
  • Conducting
  • Sound technical resources in contemporary music

III. Research Resources

  • Documentation, archives and film libraries
  • Business models and copyright
  • Philosophy and aesthetics of audiovisual

IV. Creative Projects and Research

  • Creation Master’ Final Project (Film)
  • Creation of practical project (TV and Videogame)
  • Research work: Master Thesis
  • Research techniques

Admission and Registration

Opening Pre-registration for 2017-2018: February 1st, 2017

Those interested should fill out the registration form and send it duly completed together with the required documentation down to the e-mail:

All students must pass also a personal interview by the admissions committee that will evaluate the submitted material as well as the personal profile. The CSKG will communicate individually with pre-enrolled students to report the selection and final registration process.

Needed information:

  1. Complete Biography
  2. Recent photograph in JPG format
  3. Photocopy of ID or Passport
  4. Photocopy of higher level degree
  5. Letter of motivation
  6. Selection of recent works (score + audio + video)
  7. Application form

All students must pass a personal interview and be admitted by the direction of master after evaluation of the pre-submitted material. The CSKG will communicate individually with pre-enrolled students to report the selection and enrollment process.

General data

Master in Art Education: Composition for Media - MCAV

  • Presencial
  • Two weekends monthly from October 2015 to October 2016
  • 60 ECTS
  • Language: Spanish and English
  • Price: 6.500€
  • Director: Carlos Duque

Addressed to composers with academic education or self-taught, professional film, television and video games composers, music students, sound artists and performers, who want to develop the techniques of composition for media and their knowledge of the media industry.

Modalidades de pago

  • Single payment at the time of enrollment
  • Fractionated payment in 2 installments; the first at the time of enrollment and the second in February of the enrolled course
  • Fractionated payment in 10 monthly installments from September to June of the course enrolled
  • Fractionated payment in 12 monthly installments from July to June of the course enrolled

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