Music

Music

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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Come to an Autumn Open Day on October 21 or November 18 to find out more about this subject, our students and the University.

COURSES

Using an array of instruments, amplification and recording equipment, you’ll develop specialist skills in performance, composition, technology and musicology.

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Undergraduate

  • BA (Hons) Creative Music Technology

    Develop your talents as a performer, songwriter, composer, producer or sound engineer in our brand-new, world-class facilities.

  • BA (Hons) English and Music

    Gain a sophisticated understanding of the critical debates in English literature, while developing your skills as a professional musician.

  • BA (Hons) Music (Jazz)

    Focusing on jazz and the practical and creative aspects of music making, you'll explore composition, performance, technology and musicology.

  • BA (Hons) Music (Popular)

    Explore song writing, performance, studio production and critical musicology – all with an emphasis on popular music.

  • BA (Hons) Music and Film Studies

    Ideal for those who love film and music, this degree is focused where the two subjects integrate – such as composing for film and audio-visual composition.

  • BA (Hons) Music and Theatre

    Available with:

    Explore music and theatre through workshops, masterclasses, concerts, shows and productions. You'll develop your skills to a professional standard.

  • BA (Hons) Music BA

    Available with:

    This all-round degree blends practical, technical and intellectual approaches to music – all in our state-of-the-art facilities.

  • BA (Hons) Music BMus

    Blend practical, technical and intellectual approaches to music. You can immerse yourself in sound as you take all of your modules in music.

  • BA (Hons) Music with a Modern Language

    Our all-round, hands-on music degree combined with the opportunity to learn a new language. Choose from Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish.

Postgraduate Taught


Postgraduate Research

  • Music research degrees

    Music at Hull has a long-standing history of high quality research. Choose to study at MRes, MPhil or PhD level.

Pippa Brazier

Music at Hull stood out from other universities, I liked that you can pick modules from the first year. When I saw the city and the University, I just fell in love with it.

Pippa Brazier
BMus, Music

WHY STUDY AT HULL?

Specialise in whatever area of music that most interests, and become the musician you want to be at Hull.

With a superb array of musical instruments, amplification and recording equipment at your disposal, you’ll have the opportunity to develop specialist skills in different areas of music, including performance, composition, technology and musicology.

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You'll be taught by staff who are active practitioners, researchers and performers - at the cutting-edge of their musical gene.

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We work to give our students a range of opportunities beyond the classroom, and have built strong links with professional organisations, so students can engage with the likes of the BBC, Hull Truck and Opera North.

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Our students get involved in extra-curricular activities including staff- and student-led ensembles, plus a range of workshops, collaborative projects, masterclasses with professionals, and productions.

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OUR FACILITIES

Music students at Hull benefit from a range of facilities, catering for a breadth of musical interests. Following a £9.5 million investment, Middleton Hall has been transformed into a world-class cultural venue - and the centrepiece is a 400-seater concert hall.

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CAREERS

We run a variety of schemes to give you a head-start with your career. Our Students for Hire agency gives you the opportunity to take on paid work in all sorts of music-related events.

The positions our graduates have taken up include performing, conducting, orchestral playing, orchestral management, teaching, and music therapy to name just a few.

*Data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency

95%of music students are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduating*

 

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OUR RESEARCH

Our research has a strong practical focus, whether through performing, composing, listening, producing and/or studying musical phenomena.

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The best way to see if the University of Hull is right for you is to come and visit us. We hold Open Days throughout the year. Book your place now - we'd love to meet you.

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