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Choosing to study Music with us 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. 97% of our graduates were in employment and/or further study, due to start a new job or course, or doing other activities such as travelling 15 months after the end of their course (HESA data).

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, or Welsh:

Auditions and interviews

Audition video

Most of our undergraduate applicants will be invited to visit the School of Music. During your visit, you will be able to take a tour of the building and will have a 15 minute audition and interview.

You can find more information about this in our course pages.

Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency, latest Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019/20, published by HESA in June 2022

Contains HESA Data: Copyright Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited 2022. The Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited cannot accept responsibility for any inferences or conclusions derived by third parties from its data.