In the master programme compulsory subjects in the fields of tuba (central artistic subject), coaching, orchestra – Bläserphilharmonie and chamber music – Bläserphilharmonie must be studied. Elective subjects can be chosen from the fields of artistic practice, applied theory, music, literature and arts studies or music education. Each student has to do a compulsory practical training in the form of three stage appearances in the CAS or in the subject of concentration. During the course an artistic or a scientific master thesis must be written. The degree programme concludes with a master examination consisting of an internal exam and a public concert.