Department of Music and Media


Our Music Programmes are ranked:

2nd by the Guardian University Guide 2018

Welcome to the Department of Music and Media

Offering programmes in Music, Creative Music Technology, Sound Recording, Digital Media Arts and Film & Video Production Technology students at Surrey are exposed to a unique creative ecosystem. Find out more about our philosophy of fusing knowledge, creativity and technological innovation. 

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Award winning Alumni

Read more about our Oscar, Grammy and BAFTA winning alumni.

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‘Writing About Contemporary Artists: Challenges, Practices and Complexities’

An international, multi-disciplinary three-day conference to be hosted at the University of Surrey, UK

20 October 2017 - 22 October 2017

deadline 29 May 2017

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Three Music alumni win Vice-Chancellor’s Alumni Awards

Three MMus and BMus Music alumni have won prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s Alumni Awards, announced in the University’s Annual Review 2016.

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Emmy-winning 'Sherlock' composer joins Surrey's Tonmeister teaching team

Award-winning screen composer and Tonmeister graduate Michael Price returns to the department as a Visiting Professor.

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Make Music at Surrey

Whatever subject you may be studying at Surrey, there are ample opportunities for all students to make music whilst you are here.

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The Guitar World comes to Surrey

A world-class line-up of speakers, performers and artists gathered at the University of Surrey for the International Guitar Research Centre's 2016 conference.

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