Music and Sound

The School of Arts is home to inspiring creative expertise across the musical genres and influential networks of internationally respected alumni and academics.

Our music programmes are ranked number one in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2017 and ninth in the Complete University Guide 2017.

Our Music and Sound courses

Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate Study (Taught)

Postgraduate Study (Research)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Short Courses

Why study music and sound at surrey

My Surrey Experience - Kye Voce, BMus Creative Music Technology

"I chose the Creative Music Technology course here at Surrey because I wanted a degree that would challenge me artistically and intellectually whilst placing me in an environment where I am surrounded by other like-minded individuals."

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My Surrey Experience - Jack Wensley, BMus Music and Sound Recording

"My time at the University of Surrey, being amongst inspiring research driven academics, tutors with extensive industry experience and outstanding recording facilities, was undoubtedly invaluable."

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My Surrey Experience - Kirsten Parry, BMus Music

"The Music course here at the University of Surrey is so diverse and varied that it caters for every musical passion."

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Simply put, my time studying Creative Music Technology has been the most creative, diverse and enjoyable three years of my life and quite honestly if I could, I would happily in a heartbeat turn back time and spend another three years here at Surrey.

Kye Voce, BMus (Hons) Music and Sound Recording

Why Surrey?

Why we chose Surrey

Our students explain why they decided to come to Surrey and share what they love about living and studying here.

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Surrey named University of the Year

We’re proud to be University of the Year and University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.

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Surrey in a single word

We challenged our students to sum up the University of Surrey using just one word.

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2,300+ partner organisations

Over the past five years, more than 2,300 partner organisations have worked with us to give students valuable experience in the professional environment.

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