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Music Degrees in the UK

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A student looking to study a degree in music should have at least some experience of your chosen instrument or specialisation. A music degree is perfect for any student who is passionate about music, and wishes to further their theoretical and practical knowledge.

As a music student, you will not only study the practical training of your instrumental skills, you will also develop your knowledge of musical theory. This might include music history, performance, arrangement, harmony and music technology.

Your degree will be delivered in a mixture of modes. These could include lectures and seminars, as well as practical projects and performance opportunities. There may be an option for you to participate in a work placement, but this is not guaranteed.

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

Music degrees in the UK in 2024

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Acting (Musical Theatre) BA (Hons)

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama United Kingdom

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Music and ... BA

SOAS University of London United Kingdom

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Music, Multimedia and Electronics BSc (Hons)

Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Leeds United Kingdom

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Popular Music BA (Hons)

University of Derby United Kingdom

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English and Music BA

University of Sheffield United Kingdom

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Music Industry Practice BA (Hons)

The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) United Kingdom

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Music Production, Performance and Business BA (Hons)

University of Westminster United Kingdom

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Music Performance BA (Hons)

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) United Kingdom

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Music Production and Creative Business BA (Hons)

York St John University United Kingdom

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