Choosing to study Music at Cardiff is your opportunity to become engaged in a vibrant musical community. 

Our undergraduate curriculum is strong in traditional skills, but also reflects contemporary developments in music and musicology.

Our students work and study with academic staff with expertise across composition, performance, musicology, ethnomusicology, and popular music.

We actively encourage our students to develop musical and critical skills that are suited to a wide variety of careers and workplaces. In 2013/14, 98.2% of our students found employment or were in further study six months after graduating.

Our graduates have found success both within the music profession – as composers, conductors, performers, teachers, arts administrators, and music librarians – but also in diverse fields such law, accountancy, politics, IT, marketing and management consultancy.

Degree programmes

Our BMus course offers an in-depth study of music which allows you to specialise and develop your own musical interests:

Our BA programmes allow you to combine your music studies with English Literature, French, German, History, Italian, Mathematics, Philosophy, Religious Studies, or Welsh:

We are one of only a small number of universities in the UK to offer the opportunity to combine physics and music at degree level: