Musicianship and Performance Studies Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Buckinghamshire New University 68% 5% 15% £9250 £14250 91 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 68% 5% 15% £9250 £14250 91 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 52% 5% 6% £9250 £13750 120 London On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 80% 0% 10% £9250 £15000 114 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 52% 5% 6% £9250 £13750 120 London On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 36% 5% 10% £9250 £13800 125 Southampton On campus Full-time
Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 52% 5% 6% £9250 £13750 120 London On campus Full-time
University of West London 57% 10% 0% £9250 £13250 129 Ealing On campus Full-time
Leeds Arts University 85% 4% 5% £9250 £16900 141 Leeds On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 40% 0% 0% £9250 £17400 145 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of West London 57% 2% 5% £9250 £13250 129 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of Chichester 80% 2% 10% £9250 £14500 134 Chichester On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 36% 5% 10% £9250 £13800 125 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of West London 57% 10% 0% £9250 £13250 129 Ealing On campus Full-time
Leeds Beckett University 84% 2% 15% £9250 £10500 131 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of West London 57% 2% 5% £9250 £13250 129 Ealing On campus Full-time
Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 52% 5% 6% £9250 £13750 120 London On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 64% 0% 14% £9250 £13145 94 Roehampton On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 44% 0% 5% £9250 £24700 189 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 50% 0% 0% £9250 £13145 98 Roehampton On campus Full-time
BIMM - British and Irish Modern Music Institute 62% - 16% £9250 £15950 101 Hove On campus Full-time
BIMM - British and Irish Modern Music Institute 78% - 15% £9250 £15950 99 Hove On campus Full-time
Academy of Contemporary Music Guildford 78% - 15% £9250 - 99 Guildford On campus Full-time
University of Chichester 78% - 15% - - 99 Chichester On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 78% - 15% - - 99 Bath On campus Full-time
Royal Northern College of Music 78% - 15% - - 99 Manchester On campus Full-time
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama 78% - 15% £10393 £20760 99 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 78% - 15% £9950 £14000 99 London On campus Part-time
Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 78% - 15% £9950 £14000 99 London On campus Full-time
Ulster University 78% - 15% - - 99 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Kingston University 78% - 15% £8560 £17200 99 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama 78% - 15% £11163 £21962 99 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Rose Bruford College 78% - 15% £23500 £25000 99 Sidcup On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 78% - 15% - - 99 Birmingham On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 78% - 15% - - 99 Sheffield On campus Part-time
Gateshead College 71% - 35% £5995 - - Gateshead On campus Full-time
Bradford College - - - £7750 - - Bradford On campus Part-time
Nottingham Trent University 67% 20% 25% - - 112 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University - - - - - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
Leicester College 58% - 15% £6165 £10700 - Leicester On campus Full-time
The Sheffield College 92% 15% 20% £7500 - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Hull College 57% - 10% £7500 - - Hull On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 57% - 10% - - - Nottingham On campus Part-time
Cardiff and Vale College 57% - 10% £7500 £13000 - Rumney On campus Full-time
University of West London 57% - 10% - - - Ealing On campus Full-time
Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 57% - 10% £9250 £13750 - London On campus Full-time
Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 57% - 10% £9250 £13750 - London On campus Full-time
Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 57% - 10% £9250 £13750 - London On campus Full-time
Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 57% - 10% £9250 £13750 - London On campus Full-time
Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 57% - 10% £9250 £13750 - London On campus Full-time
Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 57% - 10% £9250 £13750 - London On campus Full-time
Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 57% - 10% £9250 £13750 - London On campus Full-time
Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 57% - 10% £9250 £13750 - London On campus Full-time
Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 57% - 10% £9250 £13750 - London On campus Full-time
Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 57% - 10% £9250 £13750 - London On campus Full-time
Newcastle College - - 5% £9000 - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of West London 57% 10% 0% - - 129 Ealing On campus Full-time
BIMM - British and Irish Modern Music Institute 62% - 16% €13950 €13950 101 Hove On campus Full-time
Cardiff and Vale College 62% - 16% £9000 £13000 101 Rumney On campus Full-time
BIMM - British and Irish Modern Music Institute 62% - 16% £9250 £15950 101 Hove On campus Full-time
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance 75% 0% 6% - - 124 London On campus Full-time
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance 57% 10% 0% £9250 - 129 London On campus Full-time
Academy of Contemporary Music Guildford 85% 4% 5% £11100 - 141 Guildford On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 67% - 10% £9250 £12200 108 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Grimsby Institute 76% - 10% £8500 £10500 - Grimsby On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 67% - 10% £6935 £9150 108 Lincoln On campus Full-time
BIMM - British and Irish Modern Music Institute 62% - 16% £9250 £15950 101 Hove On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 81% 3% 12% £8500 - 117 Bath On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 84% 2% 15% £9250 - 131 Cambridge On campus Full-time
University of East London 88% - 45% £9250 £13740 92 London On campus Full-time
University of Chester 82% 0% 30% £9250 - 130 Chester On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 82% 0% 30% £9250 - 130 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Rotherham College 87% 0% 35% £6900 - - Rotherham On campus Full-time
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance 75% 0% 6% - - 124 London On campus Full-time
Greater Brighton Metropolitan College 71% - 5% £8390 - - Brighton On campus Full-time
Coventry University 67% 3% 5% - - 110 Coventry On campus Full-time
The Sheffield College 67% 3% 5% £7500 - 110 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 67% 3% 5% £9250 - 110 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 94% 10% 10% - - 130 Nottingham On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 64% 0% 14% - - 94 Coventry On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 90% 0% 0% £9250 - 146 Coventry On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 87% 0% 0% £9250 - 143 Coventry On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
70 /100
30964 students of Musicianship and Performance Studies in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Musicianship and Performance Studies

  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 Musicianship and Performance Studies

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 Musicianship and Performance Studies 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 Musicianship and Performance Studies

  • 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

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Musicianship and Performance Studies 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 Musicianship and Performance Studies (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Musicianship and Performance Studies 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 Musicianship and Performance Studies

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Musicianship and Performance Studies studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Music (Honours) - BMus (Hons)
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Music - MMus
  • Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG)
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Master of Research - MA (Res)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Foundation Degree - FD
  • Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE
  • Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE
  • Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (Honours) - BASc (Hons)

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

Music Performance at Nottingham Trent University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 94 out of 100 among 12 respondents.