Postgraduate

You’ll benefit from the diversity of our research strengths, our many ensemble performance opportunities and our expertise in a range of musical fields. These currently include contemporary music for the concert hall, popular music, film music, opera, acoustic, electronic and computer-generated music. 

Outstanding teaching

Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Surrey delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.

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Study abroad

You have the opportunity to acquire international experience as part of your studies, by taking advantage of exchange agreements with our partner universities.

Locations of our partner universities include Australia, South Korea and Hong Kong.

Graduate prospects

Recent Department of Music and Media graduates have gone on to work for a range of companies, including:

  • Abbey Road
  • Air Studios
  • Aquarium Studios
  • Arena Television
  • AVMI
  • Bang & Olufsen
  • Beethoven Academy Orchestra
  • BBC Concert Orchestra
  • BBC Philharmonic
  • BBC The Voice
  • BMP Recording
  • Bonfire Records
  • Calrec Audio
  • Criterion Games
  • CTV Outside Broadcasts
  • Dolby Europe
  • Dolby Laboratories
  • Future Sound Systems
  • Gimmel Records
  • KPMG UK
  • Leeds College of Music
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • MusicMark
  • Nokia Technologies
  • Pinewood Group Limited
  • Royal Academy of Music
  • Royal Opera House
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra
  • Sky
  • Sonos
  • Sony Music Entertainment
  • Southbank Sinfonia
  • Spitfire Audio
  • Strongroom
  • Supermassive Games
  • Timeline Television
  • Warner Bros.TV Production UK Ltd
  • Yellow Technology

Scholarships and bursaries

Discover how we may be able to support your studies with a host of bursaries and scholarships directly from the University of Surrey and external providers.

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