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.

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We have an international reputation for research that integrates practice with theory. Our research outputs include journal articles, monographs, book chapters, compositions, performances and installations.

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


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PATS may be quiet over Easter but our placement year students are still busy getting real experience in their chose…
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The Marquee is up and decorated, robes have arrived, - congratulations to all Music and Media students graduating…
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Surrey is one of the UK's leading universities for Music, with our courses ranked 2nd by the Guardian University Gu…
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Latest blog posts


Musicians Meet Musicals, PATS Studio 1, Thursday 13 and Friday 14 December 2018, 6pm

Are you a fan of Musicals? The University of Surrey’s Department of Music & Media presents ‘Musicians...


Creativity and the Social Media Side of Composing: Report from Music Placement with the Composer Michael Price

Being a musician in the 21st century, whether a budding artist or an established figure, means, almost...