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We are an ambitious centre for the study of music at all levels.

The wide range of experience and expertise amongst our staff ensures we provide an encouraging and supportive environment for you to pursue core elements of music study and to foster your own developing ideas and musical specialisations.


For students interested in a practical, scholarly and creative engagement with music.

Postgraduate taught

Further your potential and develop a specialism with our MA in Music.

Postgraduate research

Our engaged and active postgraduate researchers specialise in one of these areas: Composition; Musicology (including Ethnomusicology and Popular Music); and Performance.

Workshops and masterclasses

Workshops and masterclasses enhance the student experience in composition and performance.

Welsh language opportunities

We offer opportunities for students to study undergraduate courses completely or partly in the medium of Welsh.

Student life

Cardiff is a great location for the study of music. The city’s rich artistic culture combines Wales’ strong musical traditions with contemporary trends.