Music study in the UK

Music in the UK

UK Music Courses

Introduction to Music

Studying Music in the UK will allow you to focus on a wide range of musical genres alongside theoretical and practical modules. Students will develop their creative, teamwork, communication and performance skills in seminars, lectures and practical sessions, while modules focus on specific periods of music and genres, composition, performance and collaborative practice. You will be able to customise your study plans and focus on what you are interested in after year one, and many teachers are industry professionals with years of musical experience.

Your Music Application

SI-UK can help you apply to study Music in the UK. Arrange your free consultation at our offices or via Skype.

The UK has a famous musical past with exports such as The Beatles, The Who and David Bowie famous all over the world and its cultural and diverse history makes it a great place to study for an international student.

Careers in Music

Music graduates who specialise in performance may pursue careers as recording artists or session musicians. There are also employment opportunities in specialist fields such as technicians, sound engineers and producers, many of whom work freelance.

Music Entry Requirements

  • Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: 30 points.
  • Typical A-levels requirements: ABB including music. Because of the creative nature of a Music degree, many students are also accepted on talent and merit.
  • Typical IELTS requirements: 6.0 overall, with no lower than 5.5 in any one component.
IELTS Preparation Classes

If you need to improve your IELTS score ahead of beginning a Music degree, sign up for flexible part-time IELTS classes today.

Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study Music in the UK?

To learn more about the best Music courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Music universities in the Guardian University Guide 2019 below:

  1. Durham University
  2. University of Surrey
  3. Guildhall School of Music and Drama
  4. University of Bristol
  5. Teesside University
  6. Royal Academy of Music
  7. University of Nottingham
  8. University of Birmingham
  9. Brunel University London
  10. University of Manchester

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Apply to study Music

If you are interested in studying Music in the UK, arrange your free consultation today. Don't forget the Premium Service will guarantee you at least one offer from a UK university!

  • Study at University of Glasgow
  • Study at University of Kent
  • Study at University of Oxford
  • Study at University of East Anglia
  • Study at London School of Economics
  • Study at Kings College London
  • Study at University of Liverpool