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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Auditions times for Surrey University Orchestra and Chamber Choir now released! Book your slot here…
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Join us in PATS Studio 1 for a free, informal performance of #Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances, Opus 45, 5.15pm on Su…
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Huge congratulations to Matthew Skelding, Surrey #Tonmeister graduate 2002, for winning an #EmmyAwards2018 last nig…
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A level students! Meet our Digital Media Arts team on stand 108 at #createyourfuture #Excel, 15/16th October, 10am-…

Latest blog posts


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...


Prepping Up, Sparkling Up: Glittering CVs and Cover Letters for Music Placement Applications

It’s that time of the year when glitter, tinsel, colourful lights, and the delicious aroma of festive...