Our degrees are for aspiring musicians, writers and technologists. We are the only higher education college in the UK to specialise solely in how music, writing and digital technology have converged in creative and commercial terms.
Whether you are a BMus, Cert HE, BA, BSc or MA student, we believe you will gain a more complete education and be better prepared for your career by collaborating with students from across our institution to create new work, technologies or business start-ups.
In addition to our degrees we also offer a range of evening, weekend and summer courses.
The music industry has changed. Today’s successful musicians are multi-instrumentalists who can produce their own music. They can manage their own projects and capitalise on their online channels. On our music degree in performance and production you will create the music you want to make. We’ll help you establish the career you want to lead.Find Out How To Apply
If you want to meet people who share your passion for music and determination to form a band or musical partnership, our one year creative music practice course is for you.
If you want to advance your existing instrumental or vocal skills, improve your understanding of music theory and perform contemporary popular music with like-minded people, our one year music performance course is for you.
Do you want to establish a career in the music industry as a business-astute artist or executive? Designed and delivered by major label professionals, our music business degree course will help you develop the knowledge, skills and fresh thinking increasingly in demand across the modern music industry. Whether you want to work in artist management, A R or the live industries, our course will give you access to the industry networks you need.We’re extremely excited to announce Dave Wibberley as our programme leader for Music Industry Management from August 1st 2017. Read our full announcement here. Find Out How To Apply For The Course.
Our intensive Music Access course prepares you to join the second year of our BMus (Hons) Music Performance and Production degree. You can take it as one of our existing Cert HE students, if you want to transfer to us from a different university or as a stand-alone course.
Would you like to earn a living as a writer? Digital technology offers you, the next generation of writers, boundless opportunities for innovation in how your stories are told and enjoyed.Designed and delivered by industry leaders, our writing degree will help you turn your creative ideas into finished pitches and professional proposals ready for publication. Whether your passion is fiction, script or stories for games and digital media our personal, supportive approach will help you become the writer you want to be.Find Out How To Apply
Do you love apps, games and gadgets? Got a passion for technology that you want to evolve into a professional career?Designed and delivered by leading tech industry practitioners, our software development degree immerses students in the latest programming and design concepts. It will feel like you’re working in a start-up from day one.Find Out How To Apply
Have you ever had an idea that could form the basis of a new business and that you would like to see succeed at scale in the real world? Designed and delivered by a team of experienced industry-based tutors and mentors, our postgraduate creative entrepreneurship degree will extend and enhance your current knowledge and skills, giving you the edge needed to found a lean creative startup or access a promising career as a creative leader.Find Out How To Apply
Play some of the best blues, rock, soul, funk and reggae, or learn the latest studio production techniques, on our five-day summer music course. Hone your instrumental, vocal or production skills as you meet, play, record and perform a final course gig with other singers, guitarists, bass players, drummers, keyboard players and producers.
Our youth music summer school brings together talented young people to write, perform and record new music for five fun days. Enjoy the guidance, environment and artistic freedom to make new music with other like-minded singers, songwriters, bass players, guitarists, producers, drummers, programmers and keyboard players.
Our evening music performance workshop offers an ensemble setting for you to explore improvisation, rhythmic style, theory, ear training, group playing and dynamics across Jazz, Blues, Funk, Afro-Cuban, Reggae, Ska, Afrobeat, Rock and Pop.
Our weekend music performance workshop offers an ensemble setting for you to explore improvisation, rhythmic style, theory, ear training, group playing and dynamics across Jazz, Blues, Funk, Afro-Cuban, Reggae, Ska, Afrobeat, Rock and Pop.