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www.falmouth.ac.uk/academy-of-music-theatre-arts

'Established in 2010, following a merger with the internationally renowned Dartington College of Arts ...  Our distinct institutional lineage has resulted in an international track record of innovation, experimentation and a long history of staff and student success. As a specialist arts institution, Music at Falmouth offers exceptional opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary projects and professional networking within and beyond the university.'

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Also indexedFalmouth University
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www.westminster.ac.uk/about-us/faculties/westminster-school-of-media-arts-and-design/departments

‘From DJs to record producers, top performers to mixers and engineers, our courses attract some of the most talented students, taught by teams of successful musicians, entrepreneurs and audio experts. All of our four programmes are designed not only to educate you and extend your natural talent, but also to prepare you for your potential career in the music industry. One of the first departments of its kind in the UK, it has a strong reputation and links with leading popular music centres around the world. Every year our students progress to key roles where they not only enter the music business – they are also leading and changing it.’

Visits to the Website44
Also indexedUniversity of Westminster
Views of Full Record115

www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/departments-centres/departments/culture-communication-and-media

‘The Department of Culture, Communication and Media (CCM) is committed to excellence in teaching, research and consultancy in the areas of Art, Design and Museology, Academic writing, English education, Applied Linguistics, Music Education, Learning with Digital Technologies and teacher professional development.

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Also indexedInstitute of Education | UCL
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www.sunderland.ac.uk/ug/subjectareas/dancedramaandmusic/

'We focus on modern and contemporary practice. Our courses will extend your skills and theoretical understanding of Dance, Drama and Music, and enable you to explore established and new ideas about performance.'

Visits to the Website58
Also indexedUniversity of Sunderland
Views of Full Record123

www.surrey.ac.uk/department-music-media

'Join our thriving community of musicians actively involved as performers and composers, in music across a broad range of historical periods and contemporary styles.'

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Also indexedUniversity of Surrey
Views of Full Record133

www.keele.ac.uk/music/

'Our staff of composers, musicologists and performers includes world-leading specialists in classical music, the digital arts, popular music, screen scoring and world music. At the heart of our research is a commitment to contemporary music of all kinds. Music and Music Technology, in turn, are the heart of Keele's vibrant musical community.'

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Also indexedKeele University
Views of Full Record123

www.bathspa.ac.uk/liberal-arts/

‘We bring together composers, performers, designers, managers, technicians, singers, instrumentalists, dancers, theatre producers and those who want to study any and all of this. All of our programmes combine inspirational teaching with world-leading research and professional practice. The tutors on our courses are practitioners and they teach you to the highest professional standards. We aim to transform your lives, to enable you become socially-engaged global citizens and the next generation of artists. Our vision draws on regional, national and international networks and by the end of your time at Bath Spa University, you'll be a part of those networks.’

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Also indexedBath Spa University
Views of Full Record61

www.southwales.ac.uk/study/subjects/music-sound/

'Music courses at the University of South Wales cover the full spectrum of today’s music and sound industries. From composition to performance and production, as well as entrepreneurship and technical software, we can help you prepare for a career in the music industry. We’ve got all the kit you’ll ever need, impressive studios and editing suites, as well as first-class support to help you along the way.'

Visits to the Website36
Also indexedUniversity of South Wales
Views of Full Record120

www.abdn.ac.uk/music/

‘Music at Aberdeen is a thriving learning, performing and research community ... The University of Aberdeen is unusual in placing both Music and Music Education in the same department, which has a positive benefit for all staff and students. Our flexible BMus degree programme is one of only a handful of degrees in Music which incorporate a teaching qualification. Staff are active as musicologists, composers and performers and their work is recognised and valued throughout the world, both in research communities as well as in the concert hall and via broadcast media.’

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Also indexedUniversity of Aberdeen
Views of Full Record41

www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/lcahm/departments/music/index.aspx

'The Department of Music is one of the most distinguished in the UK, with a history stretching back to 1905 when Edward Elgar was appointed the University's first Professor of Music, and looking forward to the latest cutting edge developments in the practice and study of music.'

Visits to the Website40
Also indexedUniversity of Birmingham
Views of Full Record78

www.bristol.ac.uk/music/

'Offer a fantastic range of musical opportunities for students right across the University of Bristol. From the University Symphony Orchestra to the University Barbershop Singers, from the University New Music Ensemble to the Operatic Society, there is something to suit your taste, instrument and ability. You don't have to be studying a Music degree to participate in these activities (although Music students are warmly encouraged to partipate as well!).'

Visits to the Website52
Also indexedUniversity of Bristol
Views of Full Record181

www.brunel.ac.uk/music

'Music at Brunel University focuses on developing a rounded twenty-first century musicianship. Our programmes are centred on the music of our time, but are also informed by a broader understanding of the history and materials of western music and of other musical traditions.’

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Also indexedBrunel University London
Views of Full Record107

www.chi.ac.uk/department-music

'Our Music programme is one of the largest and liveliest in the UK, and focuses on music as an applied art, one that is engaged with the musical world in all its diversity and excitement. This means that our courses are focused on practical work, from performance, composition and improvisation to musical theatre performance, training in instrumental or vocal teaching, music business, music therapy and community music, as well as traditional music analysis and critical theory.'

Visits to the Website111
Also indexedUniversity of Chichester
Views of Full Record125

www.city.ac.uk/arts-social-sciences/music

’Here at the Department we nurture musical creativity in a variety of forms, enhanced through outstanding facilities for performance, sound recording and composition. Our music making culture is underpinned by two ensembles in residence, a constant flow of visiting ensembles and composers who offer masterclasses and workshops to students, plus an exceptionally wide range of classical and world music student ensembles.‘

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Also indexedCity, University of London
Views of Full Record80

www.dur.ac.uk/music/

'We are rated as the top UK music department in the Complete University Guide 2018, and consistently appear in the top three across other leading rankings ... The Department has internationally recognised research expertise in a wide variety of topics including musicology, theory and analysis, ethnomusicology, music psychology, performance, composition, and music technology ... Durham enjoys a rich musical life: the University boasts numerous choirs, orchestras, opera, jazz and early-music ensembles, and the Department runs its own annual concert series, which attracts soloists from around the World.'

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Also indexedDurham University
Views of Full Record117

www.gla.ac.uk/subjects/music/

‘We offer a wide range of degree programmes that will suit you whether you're seeking a career as a musician, would like to work in the music industries or arts and cultural sector, or if you're interested in the links music has with contemporary culture, history, creativity and the digital world. By studying with us, you will benefit from opportunities to take work placements within Glasgow's legendary music scene; learn from award-winning professional musicians and musical scholars, and get the chance to pursue your musical interests through researching, performing, composing, and exploring musical technology.’

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Also indexedUniversity of Glasgow
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www.gold.ac.uk/music/

'We encourage an atmosphere of open-minded debate and a commitment to all types of music from classical to world and popular ... Ours is a hugely varied department, and former students have equally diverse lives - from classical musicians and Mercury Prize-winning pop stars, to lawyers, academics and administrators ... Many of our events are free and open to the public.'

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Also indexedGoldsmiths University of London
Views of Full Record129

www.hull.ac.uk/Faculties/face/arts/music.aspx

‘At Hull, you can become the musician you want to be. Whether it's pop, jazz, classical, musical theatre or film music, you can tailor your course to match your interests and be part of a lively, friendly community of musicians, composers and producers. Music is part of the School of Arts, and sits in the Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education.’

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Also indexedUniversity of Hull
Views of Full Record109

www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/music/index.aspx

‘One of the most prestigious in the UK, ranked as one of the top 10 music departments in the country (Complete University Guide 2016). We offer high-level teaching programmes and a flourishing research culture in performance, composition, musicology, ethnomusicology, sound studies, jazz and popular music studies, and music and science. We benefit in particular from long-standing links with the Royal Academy of Music and the School of Oriental and African Studies.’

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Also indexedKing’s College London
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fass.kingston.ac.uk/departments/music/

'As a music student, you'll be taught a range of musical styles and encouraged to explore a wide range of musical genres, taking a hands-on, practical and creative approach to learning. You can study degrees in popular music and music technology with specialisms in Performance and Multimedia.'

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Also indexedKingston University London
Views of Full Record114

www.hope.ac.uk/music/

'We work closely with our partner organisations to enhance our teaching and to explore exciting research possibilities. Our major partner is the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (RLPO). During their time with us, all undergraduate students have the opportunity to study composition and to have their pieces workshopped by members of the RLPO. The Music Department also has partnerships with The European Opera Centre, Milapfest (Indian Music and Dance), The Beatles Story, and the City’s two cathedrals.'

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Also indexedLiverpool Hope University
Views of Full Record92

www.liverpool.ac.uk/music/

‘Liverpool is a city full of music. The Campus is bursting with the musical activities of students of all instrumental and vocal abilities. Anyone can enjoy music at the University of Liverpool ... Whether or not you are a Music student, you can play in the University Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra and a range of smaller ensembles, or sing in a large number of classical and popular vocal ensembles, including both auditioned and all-comer choirs ... The Department of Music hosts many events open to the public, with a regular lunch-time concert series and research colloquia.‘

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Also indexedUniversity of Liverpool
Views of Full Record102

www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/music/

'The Music department at Manchester has a reputation for innovations in composition, for its breadth of research in ethnomusicology and musicology, and for our focus on cultivating the very best in performance. Music at The University of Manchester holds the position as one of the leading research departments in the country, with a vibrant, diverse community of undergraduates, postgraduates, professional musicians and world-leading academics.'

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Also indexedUniversity of Manchester
Views of Full Record141

www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/performing-arts/music

‘You want to be a qualified, confident musician, able to hold your head high in the global, professional world of music making. You want to build experience as an informed performer, composer, music producer, music director or all of these, working in a specific field ... You want to be as comfortable and adept in the recording studio, as conducting or performing with orchestral players from manuscript. You want to meet professionals and learn from them ...’

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Also indexedMiddlesex University London
Views of Full Record170

www.edinburghnapiermusic.co.uk

'Music students benefit from our state-of-the-art teaching, rehearsal and practice rooms; recital area and music library; the latest in technology with three high quality recording studios and fully networked computer suites running Logic, ProTools, Sibelius and a range of other industry-relevant software.'

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Also indexedEdinburgh Napier University
Views of Full Record110

www.northampton.ac.uk/study/courses/popular-music-ba-hons/

'This dynamic programme develops students’ musical creativity, critical analysis and recording skills, giving them the opportunity to become fully equipped musicians for the 21st century. The programme equips students with the full 360 degree skill set to allow them to become creative music practitioners in the current environment. It provides the skills and understanding to work in a range of areas within the music and media industries, as well as in the teaching profession and other related areas.'

Visits to the Website61
Also indexedUniversity of Northampton
Views of Full Record93

www.nottingham.ac.uk/music/

'Offers exceptional research-led teaching, inspiring facilities for performance and composition, and a unique programme of traineeships and placement opportunities. The department’s academic and performance activities are fully integrated into the dynamic musical life of the city of Nottingham ... There are a wide range of performance opportunities across the university: University orchestra and choirs; Student-led societies; Small scale ensembles and chamber groups; Working with professional musicians; Church choirs.'

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Also indexedUniversity of Nottingham
Views of Full Record116

www.open.ac.uk/Arts/music/index.shtml

'We teach a wide range of musical styles and techniques at all levels, offering you the opportunity to engage with music from the medieval period to the present day, from Purcell, Schubert and Wagner to film scores, jazz and Joni Mitchell. You can include interdisciplinary courses that feature as part of your degree. You can also study for an MA in Music or for a PhD on a research topic of your choice.'

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Also indexedThe Open University
Views of Full Record109

arts.brookes.ac.uk/music/

'We offer a dynamic approach to the subject, exploring Popular, Classical and Art Musics through Composition, Musicology and Performance. We prepare our graduates for a life where music can be a means of employment and a lifelong source of pleasure and intellectual challenge. Our graduates excel in employment and progression to further academic study at Masters and PhD level. We want our students to understand music and sound critically; engage with contemporary debates; and develop skills and expertise.'

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Also indexedOxford Brookes University
Views of Full Record90

www.royalholloway.ac.uk/music/

'One of the largest in the UK, offering a very broad and diverse range of courses, all taught by expert scholars ... Our courses literally span the world, from European classical, popular and folk traditions to music from across Asia and the Americas. We study music across a thousand years of history but also explore the changing nature of music in the contemporary world. Through performance, composition and academic study, we’ll challenge you to think about what music is today and why it matters.'

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Also indexedRoyal Holloway University of London
Views of Full Record107

www.sheffield.ac.uk/music

‘We're a centre for world-leading research and inspirational teaching in music ... The Department sponsors about 50 public concerts every year, including a subscription series given mainly by visiting professional artists, and a weekly lunchtime series at which students often perform. Staff in the Department conduct the University Orchestra, University Chorus, Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Choir, and students are encouraged to play regularly in smaller ensembles. Staff and students also become involved with local music-making organisations ...’

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Also indexedUniversity of Sheffield
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www.soas.ac.uk/music/

'The largest and leading centre in Europe for the study of music from Asia, Africa, the Middle East and their diasporas, located in the heart of a city famous for its thriving and diverse musical cultures.'

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Also indexedSOAS University of London
Views of Full Record104

www.southampton.ac.uk/music/

Southampton is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for research in music. In the most recent national research evaluation (REF 2014) we are the top-ranked Music department in the UK ...'

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Also indexedUniversity of Southampton
Views of Full Record170

www.sussex.ac.uk/music/

‘Customise your course and choose from areas including composition, music technology, classical music studies, popular music studies, screen music, classical, contemporary and rock, and computer and electronic music ... Join a music group, band or choir, show off your musical skills in our symphony orchestra, or write for our student newspaper. We know your student experience doesn't stop when you leave the classroom, that's why we have a range of clubs, societies and activities to help you build the skills for your future ...’

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Also indexedUniversity of Sussex
Views of Full Record79

www.wlv.ac.uk/about-us/our-schools-and-institutes/faculty-of-arts/school-of-performing-arts/undergra...

'The aim of the Music Department is to enable you to become a versatile and practical musician, able to write about and discuss aspects of music and be confident in using relevant ideas, theories and methodologies. At the University of Wolverhampton, you are in the best place to start your musical career.’

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Also indexedUniversity of Wolverhampton
Views of Full Record141

www.york.ac.uk/music/

‘An acknowledged world-leader in creative, practical and scholarly approaches to music. You will be taught by active professionals, and our modules are informed directly by recent research. Our flexible course structure is unique in the UK, and promotes academic excellence through practical experience. Our alumni occupy positions of significance nationally within the music industry and associated professions.’

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Also indexedUniversity of York
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www.edgehill.ac.uk/performingarts/

‘The Department entered a new and exciting phase of development in 2010 with the introduction of a new approach to the delivery of courses, developing a curriculum founded on production or project based learning ... You will be joining a department in a new and exciting phase of its development, with courses designed to allow students to experience the nature of performance creation as it is found in the professional world.‘ Courses described included: Music; Music Production; Musical Theatre.

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Also indexedEdge Hill University
Views of Full Record78

www.salford.ac.uk/arts-media/courses/subjects/music

'A place of diverse musical vibrancy. We have a strong sense of tradition as well being keen to encourage innovation. It was here that the first degree in popular music was founded, alongside our proud history of brass band, jazz and classical musicianship. Our focus on brass and classical studies is complemented by our breadth of genres to ensure a unique blend of musical experience for all of our students.'

Visits to the Website87
Also indexedUniversity of Salford
Views of Full Record139

www.mus.cam.ac.uk

'As a highly rated research centre, our areas of special expertise include medieval and renaissance music, early modern music, nineteenth-century music, opera, popular music, ethnomusicology, performance studies, composition, and scientific approaches to music: research students, postdoctoral fellows, college lecturers and distinguished international visitors work on a dizzying variety of topics.'

Visits to the Website80
Also indexedUniversity of Cambridge
Views of Full Record86

www.music.ox.ac.uk

'One of the largest and liveliest music departments in the UK. As an internationally renowned centre of teaching and research in all aspects of music, it is an exciting and stimulating environment in which to work and study.'

Visits to the Website77
Also indexedUniversity of Oxford
Views of Full Record163

www.uwl.ac.uk/academic-schools/music

'The London College of Music is the largest specialist music and performing arts institution in the UK. We offer an impressive range of innovative courses, respected worldwide and delivered with creativity and passion. Our facilities are unrivalled and so is our location - in the heart of the UK's music and media business. What's more, most of our teaching staff still work in the industry, bringing relevant and cutting-edge experience to prepare you for your own career. We are the first all-Steinway School in London.'

Visits to the Website114
Also indexedUniversity of West London
Views of Full Record168

www.st-andrews.ac.uk/music/

'The Music Centre is open to everyone, from absolute beginners to experienced musicians, whether you want to take lessons, play in groups, practise or just come and listen. In addition, the University offers nine undergraduate modules for those who wish to make music part of their degree.'

Visits to the Website53
Also indexedUniversity of St Andrews
Views of Full Record165

www.eca.ed.ac.uk/reid-school-music

‘We are home to two extraordinary historic concert halls, unique collections of musical instruments, a world-class music library and well-equipped studios ... Our Music Society is widely regarded as one of Scotland’s best, and our city is a rich cultural resource of orchestras, ensembles, choirs, world music groups and venues.’

Visits to the Website37
Also indexedUniversity of Edinburgh
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www.ncl.ac.uk/sacs/music/

'The International Centre for Music Studies (ICMuS) is the largest part of the School of Arts and Cultures. The study of music is intellectually challenging and physically demanding. A well-educated student of music is therefore, more than anything, both an agile thinker and an accomplished practical musician ...'

Visits to the Website40
Also indexedNewcastle University
Views of Full Record151

www.qub.ac.uk/schools/ael/

'Strong links with a wide range of industries in the form of collaborative projects and student placements. The curriculum is also supported by our Public Facing events and world-class facilities ... We’re at the heart of a city of music and musicians. The influence of our world-renowned artists is felt everywhere. Start a recording career. Perform. Enjoy the best of contemporary music. Right on your doorstep.'

Visits to the Website65
Also indexedQueen's University Belfast
Views of Full Record123

www.herts.ac.uk/apply/schools-of-study/creative-arts

'Music at the University of Hertfordshire is vibrant, and our students are successful. Shape your future in music, with guidance from top industry personnel. All our tutors have extensive professional experience and teach with enthusiasm and commitment on our cutting-edge courses ...'

Visits to the Website46
Also indexedUniversity of Hertfordshire
Views of Full Record107

www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/school-of-film-music-and-performing-arts/

‘The axis where creativity and technology meet ... The School of Film, Music & Performing Arts fosters a culture of creation and participation. We are proud shapers of, and contributors to, the cultural life of this great Northern city – a city that is the original birthplace of film. We nurture the arts pioneers of the future: influencers who will not just reflect the outside world, but impact upon it. This culture is enabled by a team of experienced practitioners and academics who produce award-winning work of international repute. We foster an immersive environment that breeds originality, invention and ambition ... From contemporary dance and theatre, to documentary film and epic soundtracks; take advantage of our unique links with the cultural and creative industries, regionally, nationally and internationally.’

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Also indexedLeeds Beckett University
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www.plymouth.ac.uk/schools/hpa

‘By studying music at Plymouth University you will join a vibrant community that combines versatile undergraduate programmes in Music, Performance, Technology, Composition and Ethnomusicology with world-leading research in computer music and topics in musicology and creative practice ...'

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Also indexedPlymouth University
Views of Full Record110

www.uclan.ac.uk/schools/journalism-media-performance/index.php

‘The vision of the School of Journalism, Media and Performance (JMP) is to prepare students to become the next generation within the creative industries. Whether you want to be a theatre practitioner, filmmaker, broadcast journalist, musician, web-designer, animator, screenwriter, print or on-line journalist, games designer, media producer, music producer, dancer, photographer, TV producer and music theatre performer or maker, JMP offers courses at all levels to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to enter your chosen profession. Through practice-based study in modern teaching studios using the same resources that are used by industry, we prepare our students to be successful in a huge range of key creative roles.'

Visits to the Website43
Also indexedUniversity of Central Lancashire
Views of Full Record101

www.coventry.media

The Website 'embodies the teaching and learning philosophy of the School, which is highly forward-looking and aims to: work at the leading edge of media practice; seeks to enable staff and students to work collaboratively to make media and academic content; and vitally, seeks to make that work publicly visible to leverage the strengths of the media environments that our graduates will seek to enter as professionals.'.

Visits to the Website61
Also indexedCoventry University
Views of Full Record164

www.kent.ac.uk/smfa/

'We offer distinctive programmes in Music, Fine Art, and Event and Experience Design, delivered in cutting edge facilities, with a recognised excellence in teaching and a global reputation in research.'

Visits to the Website72
Also indexedUniversity of Kent
Views of Full Record118

www.canterbury.ac.uk/arts-and-humanities/music-and-performing-arts/music-and-performing-arts.aspx

'Vibrant and progressive, with outstanding performance venues and teaching at two campuses – Canterbury and Broadstairs. Our exciting courses are designed to help you develop your skills and talents, whilst preparing you for work in the music and the performing arts industries.'

Visits to the Website38
Also indexedCanterbury Christ Church University
Views of Full Record94

www.bangor.ac.uk/music/

'Founded in 1921, Bangor University’s School of Music has a long tradition of academic excellence. Our courses are unique for the variety of options available. The choice of well over 100 modules allows you to select a pathway which enables you to develop your own interests and skills. Teaching is primarily carried out in small groups, providing a stimulating and supportive learning environment.'

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Also indexedBangor University
Views of Full Record120

www.cardiff.ac.uk/music

‘Our students work and study in a research community, learning from academic staff with expertise in composition, performance, musicology, ethnomusicology, and popular music ... Our graduates have found success both within the music profession – as composers, conductors, performers, teachers, arts administrators, and music librarians – but also in diverse fields such law, accountancy, politics, IT, marketing and management consultancy.‘

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Also indexedCardiff University
Views of Full Record56

music.leeds.ac.uk

‘The School has an international reputation for research and brings together acclaimed scholars, composers and performers in purpose-built premises at the heart of the Leeds campus. We have over twenty academic staff working across musicology, music psychology, composition, performance, business and music, and electronic and computer music ... Music students at the University of Leeds will become part of a select band later this year [2017] when it gains coveted All-Steinway School status. Leeds will join prestigious international institutions such as New York’s Juilliard School and become the first member of the UK’s Russell Group of universities to use the instruments – favoured by the world’s top pianists – throughout its practice rooms and concert halls.’

Visits to the Website44
Also indexedUniversity of Leeds
Views of Full Record57

www.anglia.ac.uk/arts-law-and-social-sciences/school-of-performance

‘We're a community of students and staff working closely in a supportive environment to create new and challenging compositions and performances. Our courses offer a distinctive integration of practice and theory, and we encourage our students to be creative, critically engaged and intellectually curious about their chosen area.’

Visits to the Website42
Also indexedDepartment of Music and Performing Arts | Anglia Ruskin University
Views of Full Record65

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