Department of Music and Media

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Welcome to the Department of Music and Media

We offer programmes in Music, Creative Music Technology, Sound Recording, Digital Media Arts and Film & Video Production Technology, exposing students to a unique world of music diversity.

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Our Music Programmes are ranked:

2nd by the Guardian University Guide 2018

Award winning Alumni

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

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University of Surrey hosts ‘Study Day on Teaching and Creativity in Popular Music’

Academics and practitioners coverge to discuss 'Teaching Creativity' within music.

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Surrey hosts world's first 5G digital gaming initiative

World’s first 5G Digital Gaming initiative launched at University of Surrey during the G3: Futures event on 5 July

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BBC Radio 3's Sarah Walker announces winner of Joyce Dixey Competition 2017

Musical diversity and engagement showcased by students of the Department of Music and Media.

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Make Music at Surrey

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

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Institute of Sound Recording (IoSR)

The Institute of Sound Recording (IoSR) is responsible for world-class research in psychoacoustic engineering as well as being home to the world-famous Tonmeister® course in Music & Sound Recording.

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14 student acts perform at ‘Live at University Hall’

The latest ‘Live at University Hall’ took place at the University of Surrey on the evening of 31 March 2017.

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University of Surrey hosts ‘Study Day on Teaching and Creativity in Popular Music’

Academics and practitioners coverge to discuss 'Teaching Creativity' within music.

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Immersions exhibition showcases collaboration of artists, designers and engineers

This July, Digital World Research Centre presented the exhibition Immersions at the Lewis Elton Gallery.

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Surrey to host world's first 5G digital gaming initiative

World’s first 5G Digital Gaming initiative launches at University of Surrey during the G3: Futures event on 5 July

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Arts events at Surrey

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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

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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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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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