Musicology Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Musicology MA (PG) Birmingham City University - - - £8295 £17710 - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Musicology MA (PG) Birmingham City University - - - £992 - - Birmingham On campus Part-time
Musicology MMus (Comp) University of Huddersfield - - - £660 - - Huddersfield On campus Part-time
Music (Musicology and Sound Studies pathway) MA University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Part-time
Music (Musicology) MA Goldsmiths, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Music (Ethnomusicology) MA Goldsmiths, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Music (Musicology) MSt University of Oxford - - - - - - Oxford On campus Full-time
Musicology PhD University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Musicology MA The University of Sheffield - - - - - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Music (Musicology) PhD The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Part-time
Music (Ethnomusicology) MusM The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Music (Musicology) MusM The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Part-time
Musicology MMus The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Part-time
Music (Musicology) MMus University of Southampton - - - - - - Southampton On campus Full-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Musicology

  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 Musicology

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 Musicology 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 Musicology

  • Music Libraries
  • Archives
  • Arts Organizations
  • Arts Journals
  • Music Technology Companies

Jobs of graduates of Musicology (15 months after graduation)

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

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

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Musicology


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

FAQ

Musicology is the systematic study of the forms and methods of music art, and the functions of music in societies and cultures.

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

  • The following degrees are offered for Musicology studies:
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Master of Music (Composition) - MMus (Comp)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Studies - MSt
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Research - MA (Res)
  • Master of Music - MusM
  • Master of Music - MMus