A music degree can enhance a student’s understanding of the world of music and turn a passion into a career. Everyone that chooses to study a music degree brings with them a range of skills and talents, making it a great environment for learning. Whilst a lot of universities offer music degrees, there is also a range of specialist music institutions that offer more specific courses at the undergraduate study level.
In the UK there are 90 universities and specialist institutions that offer music degrees. To gain entry to a degree program you will normally be required to achieve the following A Level Grades and UCAS Points:
- A Level Grades: A*AA - ABB
- UCAS Points: 152 - 128
Required and Desired Subjects: Music
Although some music graduates choose to work directly in the field of music, a music degree equips students with a range of transferrable skills for lots of different careers. Some job roles that music graduates can gain in the industry include:
- Digital Content Producer
- Music Supervisor
- Concert Manager
- Music Publisher
- Music Education
- Music Teacher
88% of music graduates are either placed in further study or employment within 6 months of graduating, with an average earning of £18k.