Music Composition Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
The University of Nottingham - - - - - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of West London - - - - - - Ealing On campus Part-time
York St John University - - - - - - York On campus Part-time
University Centre at Salford City College - - - £7500 - - Salford On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 77% 0% 5% - - 118 Hatfield On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
77 /100
30964 students of Music Composition in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Music Composition

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19045 £17710 £21517
25-75 percentile range £15951 - £23247 £12504 - £22119 £15656 - £27019

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £18420 £18016 £22515
25-75 percentile range £14646 - £22195 £13248 - £22501 £16396 - £27668

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Music Composition

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

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Music Composition

  • Music Production Companies
  • Music Retailers
  • Schools and Colleges
  • Media Organisations
  • Orchestras, Opera Companies
  • Travel Industry Companies

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Music Composition who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Music Composition (15 months after graduation)

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

20% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
20% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Secretarial and related occupations
10% Welfare and housing associate professionals
10% Skilled trades occupations
10% Sales occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Music Composition

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Music Composition studies:
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Music - MMus
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)

The median salary of graduates of Music Composition was £19045 15 months after graduation, £17710 3 years after graduation and £21517 5 years after graduation.

Music Composition and Technology for Film and Games at University of Hertfordshire received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 77 out of 100 among 25 respondents.