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Upon completion of the II level studies, students have developed their compositional skills for the creation of soundtracks for cinema, TV series or broadcast managing all the production from the creation of the idea to its realization in electronic, acoustic recording and the final mixing in 5.1 Surround format at the highest professional level and they know how to responsibly manage the connection between context, audience and work, manifesting an autonomous and well-developed musical personality. Through in-depth study and personal research, they are able to apply their knowledge of the common elements and organizational models of music to express their personal artistic concepts.


Employment profile of graduates: composer of film music; composer of music in various sectors of television and mass media; programmer, arranger; production manager in recording studios; production assistant both for the technological part and for the management of scores and parts; 1st and 2nd grade secondary school teacher, with the 24 credits required by law; teacher in schools managed by public and private bodies.


Study mode: Full time / Part time

Admission requirements: admission to second-level academic courses is reserved for students in possession of a first-level academic diploma, or a three-year degree, or a conservatory diploma of previous system combined with an upper secondary school diploma.
Admission is subject to passing an admission exam.
Students whose mother tongue is not Italian must also demonstrate, following a valid test or certification, that they have acquired knowledge, skills and linguistic competences corresponding at least to level B2 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). The Conservatory arranges, even in agreement, didactic activities to achieve the necessary level of language skills.

Entrance examination program:

Oral exam consisting of:
Presentation by the candidate of a book containing video or audio works, electronic productions or scores, which will be the subject of discussion with the commission.
Demonstrate mastery of electronics to create, produce, create and know how to write scores for various ensembles.
In the judgment of merit, particular weight will be given to candidates with adequate skills in all the sectors mentioned above.

Requirements and regulations for obtaining the degree: the course is based on the ECTS system. To obtain the qualification, the student must complete all the educational activities as described in the study plan, which includes compulsory and optional activities for a total of 120 credits.

Final test:

the final exam consists in a written paper on a topic concerning film music and in the composition and realization of a soundtrack system for medium-length films.

Exams and grading system: the assessment of individual achievement is expressed with a mark out of thirty for the exams, or in a judgment of suitability for the other forms of verification. The exam is passed with a mark of at least eighteen out of thirty. In the event of a maximum vote, honors can be attributed unanimously. The final exam grade is expressed out of one hundred and ten, with possible honors, and cannot be lower than the weighted average, compared to one hundred and ten, of the marks obtained in the entire training course according to the CFA acquired. Any honors, honorable mention or other forms of academic recognition are awarded unanimously. The minimum mark for passing the test is 66/110.
The ECTS Grading Table, published on the institutional website, shows the percentage distribution of the grades of both exams and final exams, in order to facilitate the conversion of grades between institutions using different grading systems.

Access to further studies: Graduates of second level academic courses can access third level courses.

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