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.

Study with us

Offering a broad and diverse range of courses, our students become part of a thriving community of music makers, scholars, composers and performers from both academia and the music industry.

Teaching that inspires

Our music courses are ranked 2nd in Guardian University Guide 2019, and are supported by our excellent performance, recording and learning facilities and our outstanding reputation for technological advancement.


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

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