Graduate profile

The profile of a graduate in the Bachelor of Music must be of a skilled professional able to use the constituent elements of musical language, performance, creation, teaching, and research for the benefit of teaching, personal expression and communication.


Performance Speciality
The graduate in Performance must be a professional who is highly skilled in musical performance, with mastery of their instrument and the repertoire inherent to their speciality, and with knowledge of the technical and acoustic characteristics of their instrument and a deep understanding of its historical development, as well as that of the second instrument. Graduates must carry out a musical performance at a high standard in accordance with the characteristics of their pathway and speciality, both in the role of soloist as well as in the role of a member in a musical group. They must also have the capacity to operate confidently in multidisciplinary artistic contexts with an artistic personality that is well-defined and sensitive to evolution. They must also be knowledgeable about the possibilities of technologies as tools for creation and specific support for their work. Additionally, they must be trained in the use of a wide aesthetic range of musical analysis, as well think critically about the creative act and the capacity to rigorously transmit this critical thought both orally and in writing. Lastly, they must have a solid humanistic and methodological education in order to carry out research tasks and works of musical experimentation.


Composition Speciality
The graduate in Composition must be a professional who is highly skilled in musical creation, with mastery of a wide range of musical languages and their technical, theoretical, practical, historical and aesthetic aspects. Graduates must also be knowledgeable about the possibilities of technologies as tools for creation and as specific support for their work. They must be comfortable in different creative contexts, including stage projects and multidisciplinary and audiovisual artistic contexts, or those inherent to new technologies, and they must have a well-defined artistic personality that is sensitive to evolution. Additionally, they must be trained in the use of a wide aesthetic range of musical analysis, as well think critically about the creative act and the capacity to rigorously transmit this critical thought both orally and in writing. Lastly, they must have a solid humanistic and methodological education in order to carry out research tasks and works of musical experimentation.


Music Pedagogy Speciality
The graduate in Music Pedagogy must be a professional who is highly skilled in one or more areas relevant to the practice of music (performance) and with extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of teaching and learning and related methodological, psychological and artistic aspects, as well as having significant practical experience. They will carry out their professional activity in centres of any level or type of education, both accredited or unaccredited and in such a way that they will be totally proficient in the different didactic forms to employ in the teaching of musical studies, as well as in all the elements that comprise the organisation and management of a music education centre. Graduates must also be knowledgeable about the possibilities for technologies as tools for creation and as specific support for their work, and above all must know how to work with ICT (Information and Communications Technologies). Additionally, they must be trained in the use of a wide aesthetic range of musical analysis, as well as think critically about the creative act and have the capacity to rigorously transmit this critical thought both orally and in writing. Lastly, they must have a solid humanistic and methodological education in order to carry out research tasks and works of musical experimentation.