Department of Music and Media

We offer courses in music, creative music technology, sound recording, digital media arts and film and video production technology, exposing students to a unique world of music diversity.

The Department received an overall satisfaction score of 92.7% in the National Student Survey 2022.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

2nd in the UK

We are ranked 2nd for music in the Guardian University Guide 2024


We have several facilities that are available to hire for commercial and non-commercial use for businesses.

Editing suite

Facilities and equipment

We have world-class facilities and equipment including three studios, edit rooms, practice rooms and a TV studio.


Our staff members

Dr Chris Mark

Head of Department of Music and Media, BMus (Music) Programme Leader

I am a graduate of the University of Southampton (1979), where I stayed to write a PhD on the early music of Britten under the supervision of Peter Evans (1989, published as Early Benjamin Britten in 1995). While still working on it I moved to Australia and taught at the University of Melbourne and the Australian Catholic University before coming back to the UK to take up a post...

Stay connected


Twitter profile image for SurreyDMM
Our @SurreyDWRC’s magic bookmark project featured in the @guardian this month - as the key to augmented reality boo…
Twitter profile image for SurreyDMM
DMM is excited to announce that @UniofSurrey is investing nearly £2m in expanding its world-renowned professional r…
Twitter profile image for SurreyDMM
If you’re graduating from the Music and Media Department this week, tag @SurreyDMM so we can feature your photos.