Music Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Music Production and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Arts Development BA (Hons) University of Chichester 66% 3% 10% £9250 £15840 142 Chichester On campus Full-time
Music Performance BA (Hons) Queen's University of Belfast 65% 2% 10% £9250 £20800 159 Belfast On campus Full-time
Music Production and Psychology BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 8% £9250 £12500 118 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music BMus (Hons) University of Aberdeen 100% 5% 5% £9250 £21900 £20800 169 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Music (Popular Music) BA (Hons) Leeds Conservatoire 81% 0% 9% £9250 £18750 138 Leeds On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Leeds Conservatoire 55% 2% 5% £9250 £18750 140 Leeds On campus Full-time
Music Business and Arts Management BA (Hons) Middlesex University 85% 10% 5% £9250 £14000 105 London On campus Full-time
Mathematics and Music BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 80% 0% 11% £9250 £23800 155 Egham On campus Full-time
Music (Jazz with Production) BA (Hons) Leeds Conservatoire 79% 2% 10% £9250 £18750 142 Leeds On campus Full-time
Popular Music Production with Foundation Year in Popular Music BSc (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 4% 0% £9250 £13020 £14000 108 Southampton On campus Full-time
Dance and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 88% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 123 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music Production and Theology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 87% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 120 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music Production and Nutrition (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 47% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Popular Music with Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of Derby 77% 0% 15% £9250 £14900 159 Derby On campus Full-time
Drama and Music (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music (Popular with Jazz) BA (Hons) Leeds Conservatoire 79% 2% 10% £9250 £18750 142 Leeds On campus Full-time
Sound and Music for Gaming BA (Hons) University of West London 88% 3% 5% £9250 £16250 117 Ealing On campus Full-time
Primary Education with Music BA (Hons) University of Reading 92% 0% 5% £9250 £22350 148 Reading On campus Full-time
Popular Music Performance - Drums CertHE Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 74% 3% 14% £9250 £9250 £14750 £15250 118 London On campus Full-time
Music with Innovation MArts (Hons) University of Bristol - 0% 5% £9250 £29300 172 Bristol On campus Full-time
Education and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 72% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 127 Liverpool On campus Full-time
History and Music BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 95% 10% 10% £9250 £12500 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
History and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 95% 10% 10% £9250 £12500 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Marketing and Music BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 83% 0% 10% £9250 £12500 145 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music and Social Policy (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 100% 0% 10% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Social Policy BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 100% 0% 10% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music BA (Hons) Middlesex University 85% 10% 5% £9250 £15100 128 London On campus Full-time
Music and Sound Design BA (Hons) Queen's University of Belfast 65% 0% 5% £9250 £20800 177 Belfast On campus Full-time
Education and Music BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 91% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music and Italian BA (Hons) University of Bristol - 0% 5% £9250 £29300 164 Bristol On campus Full-time
Digital Music BA (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 0% 0% £9250 £15000 £16125 121 Southampton On campus Full-time
Education and Music Production (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 91% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Drama and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Commercial Music BA (Hons) University of the West of Scotland 54% 0% 8% £9250 £15250 175 Paisley On campus Full-time
Music Business with Foundation Year BA (Hons) Buckinghamshire New University - 0% 15% £9250 £15000 86 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Music Production & Music Business BA (Hons) York St John University 90% 0% 18% £9250 £14000 153 York On campus Full-time
Music Production & DJ Performance (2 Years) BA (Hons) Point Blank Music School 83% 5% 4% £11100 £15750 121 London On campus Full-time
Sound Engineering and Production with a Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Birmingham City University 92% 5% 6% £9250 £16085 120 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Music and Religious Studies BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 87% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 120 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music with German BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 90% 5% 3% £9250 £23800 174 Egham On campus Full-time
Audio and Music Production BA (Hons) Buckinghamshire New University - 0% 40% £9250 £15000 107 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Stage Design & Scenography (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 0% 0% £9250 £12500 106 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Electronic Engineering with Music Technology Systems MEng (Hons) The University of York 81% 6% 7% £9250 £28800 142 York On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Sport & Exercise Science (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 20% £9250 £12500 121 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music (Popular, Contemporary & Commercial) BA (Hons) Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts 75% 10% 5% £9250 £19500 132 Liverpool On campus Full-time
French with Music Studies (5 yrs) MA (Hons) University of Aberdeen 80% 10% 0% £9250 £21900 £20800 176 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Dance and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 88% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 123 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Popular Music BA (Hons) University of Derby 77% 0% 15% £9250 £14900 159 Derby On campus Full-time
Sound Engineering BSc (Hons) University of West London 76% 0% 5% £9250 £16250 110 Ealing On campus Full-time
Health & Wellbeing and Music BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 86% 0% 10% £9250 £12500 110 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Spanish and Latin American Studies with Music Studies MA (Hons) University of Aberdeen 80% 5% 0% £9250 £21900 £20800 180 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Popular Music Performance and Production with Foundation Year in Popular Music BA (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 4% 0% £9250 £13020 £14000 150 Southampton On campus Full-time
Music and Business Management with a year abroad BA (Hons) University of Southampton 78% 0% 3% £9250 £22300 159 Southampton On campus Full-time
Music and Modern Languages & Cultures BA (Hons) The University of Sheffield 58% 0% 14% £9250 £25540 158 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Music with Musical Theatre BA (Hons) University of Chichester 66% 3% 5% £9250 £15840 152 Chichester On campus Full-time
Human Biology and Music Production (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Film & Visual Culture and Music Production BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Computer Science and Music Production (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 80% 15% 9% £9250 £12500 123 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Mathematics and Music Production (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 95% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music Production BA (Hons) York St John University 83% 0% 20% £9250 £14000 125 York On campus Full-time
Music Performance (BMus Hons) BMus (Hons) Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 60% 5% 3% £9250 £27968 205 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Creative Music Production BA (Hons) Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 64% 0% 25% £9250 £14750 £15250 127 London On campus Full-time
English and Music BA (Hons) The University of Sheffield 73% 0% 0% £9250 £25540 164 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Music Production and Sport & Physical Education (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 85% 0% 13% £9250 £12500 124 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Music Production BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 91% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music Production, Performance and Business BA (Hons) University of Westminster 54% 15% 14% £9250 £15400 132 London On campus Full-time
History and Music (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 95% 10% 10% £9250 £12500 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music (Jazz) BA (Hons) Leeds Conservatoire 85% 5% 10% £9250 £18750 153 Leeds On campus Full-time
Music & Sound Production BA (Hons) Bournemouth University 87% 6% 19% £9250 £18800 131 Poole On campus Full-time
Media & Communication and Music (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Economics with Music BSc Econ (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 84% 10% 6% £9250 £21000 151 Egham On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Philosophy & Ethics BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 83% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music with Irish BA (Hons) Ulster University 100% 0% 15% £9250 £15840 £16320 135 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Music (Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons) Bath Spa University 61% 7% 6% £9250 £16905 128 Bath On campus Full-time
Music Production & Sound Engineering (2 Years) BA (Hons) Point Blank Music School 94% 0% 4% £11100 £15750 138 London On campus Full-time
Law and Music Production (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 38% 10% 6% £9250 £12500 110 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Law with options in Music LLB (Hons) University of Aberdeen 90% 4% 4% £9250 £21900 £20800 203 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Digital Music with Foundation Year in Popular Music BA (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 0% 0% £9250 £13020 £14000 121 Southampton On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre HNC University of the Highlands and Islands 91% 15% 20% £7110 £7110 £7980 £8775 137 Inverness On campus Full-time
Computer Science and Music Production BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 80% 15% 9% £9250 £12500 123 Liverpool On campus Full-time
English Literature and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 85% 5% 15% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Actor Musician BA (Hons) Leeds Conservatoire 79% 2% 0% £9250 £18750 130 Leeds On campus Full-time
Music Journalism BA (Hons) University of Huddersfield 62% 6% 20% £9250 £16500 107 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Geography and Music (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music Production BA (Hons) Staffordshire University 100% 5% 20% £9250 £16750 129 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Music with French BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £23800 132 Egham On campus Full-time
Music and Sound Production BA (Hons) The University of Winchester 100% 5% 15% £9250 £16700 119 Winchester On campus Full-time
Film & Visual Culture and Music Production (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Drama and Music Production BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 73% 0% 7% £9250 £12500 106 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music and Religious Studies (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 87% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 120 Liverpool On campus Full-time
French and Music BA (Hons) Cardiff University 79% 15% 0% £9000 £20450 £22700 152 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Music and Philosophy & Ethics BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 83% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music Business BA (Hons) Buckinghamshire New University - 0% 0% £9250 £15000 86 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Music Technology BA (Hons) University of West London 64% 3% 5% £9250 £16250 120 Ealing On campus Full-time
Geography and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music Business BA (Hons) Birmingham City University - 4% 10% £9250 £16085 145 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Economics and Music Production (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Creative Audio BSc (Hons) Ulster University 87% 0% 25% £9250 £15840 £16320 132 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Popular Music Performance BMus (Hons) Leeds Arts University 83% 20% 0% £9250 £17800 149 Leeds On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
65 /100
19750 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Music

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21455 £18360 £22141
25-75 percentile range £17911 - £25024 £13492 - £22848 £16777 - £27979

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21843 £19016 £23348
25-75 percentile range £18200 - £25449 £14569 - £23220 £18140 - £28648

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Music

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Music who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Music

  • Music Production Companies
  • Music Retailers
  • Media Organisations
  • Magazines and Licensing Bodies
  • Schools and Colleges
  • Orchestras, Opera Companies and Touring Companies
  • Travel Industry Companies
  • Mental Healthcare Providers and Charitable Organisations
  • The Armed Forces
  • Cultural and Creative Industries

Specialisations within Music

  • Music Composition
  • Music Theory
  • Music Performance
  • Music Education
  • Liturgical Music

Jobs of graduates of Music (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Music at Anglia Ruskin University

30% Engineering professionals
25% Sales occupations
15% Information Technology Professionals
10% Elementary occupations
10% Teaching Professionals
10%

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Music

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Music, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Music is the study of melody, harmony and rhythm produced in accordance with specified patterns and sequences.

The median salary of graduates of Music was £21455 15 months after graduation, £18360 3 years after graduation and £22141 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Music studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Music (Honours) - BMus (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MArts (Hons)
  • Master of Engineering (Honours) - MEng (Hons)
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics (Honours) - BSc Econ (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Law (Honours) - LLB (Hons)
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC