The bachelor programme Early Music – Harpsichord consists of the central artistic discipline harpsichord, several compulsory subjects (e.g. aural training, composition, musical forms, musical history, chamber music, choir, basso continuo practice, historically informed performance, harpsichord practice, ornamentation, sources studies on basso continuo, basics of academic working techniques as well as sources-oriented academic working technique) and several elective subjects. A priority subject is to be chosen. The bachelor examination consists of a programme that is to cover certain areas. It will be determined by the teacher of the central artistic subject which was studied last; the students, however, can also make suggestions; the teachers will decide whether or not they are suitable. Thirty to forty-five minutes have to be played during the exam.
An admission test must be passed. It consists of a theoretical part (admission test in aural skills and music theory) and an instrumental exam.