Music courses To thrive in today’s fast-moving music culture, you need to draw on different musical skills and work confidently with others. At Hull, you'll become part of a creative and innovative community of performers, producers, composers and writers. Music is part of the School of the Arts, and sits in the Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education COURSES Whether on stage, in the studio or exploring the archives, you'll encounter the full range of music styles in contemporary culture, from jazz to classical chamber music to electronic and post-rock. And you'll benefit from our industry-standard facilities and our partnerships with leading lights such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Opera North and Hull Truck Theatre. Creativity lives and breathes at the University of Hull. Always has done, always will. It’s central to what universities do. But at Hull, we’re building something that goes far beyond our four walls. Find out more about Creative Industries, our brand-new degrees for career-driven creatives. Foundation year Gives you the skills and knowledge for entry on to a degree if you don’t quite meet the academic entry requirements. Study abroad We have partnerships with universities across the globe. Depending on your course, you can study for one trimester, or a full year, in another country. Industrial placement Work in industry as part of your degree. Depending on your course, you can spend part of your degree on placement. See your course page for specific details. Integrated Masters Some courses combine undergraduate and postgraduate study. The integrated Masters year is an extra year after your standard degree. Undergraduate Music Forge your musical future – with pathways in Performance, Songwriting, Popular Music, and Community and Education. Creative Industries (Music) We'll encourage, nurture and enhance your creativity and love of music - while you gain the skills to become a creative leader. Creative Industries (Music Production) Working in our industry-standard music production facilities, you'll develop specialist skills to become a creative leader. Music (Community and Education) Gain the skills to become a peripatetic music teacher, a classroom specialist, an animateur, or an arts practitioner working with diverse communities. Music (Performance) Pursue your creative endeavours - through live performances on stage, studio recordings, broadcasts, and concerts and gigs in the region. Music (Popular Music) Become part of a creative community of performers, composers, songwriters, producers, music psychologists, and writers. Music Production Get music-industry ready with a degree designed to build your skills, experience and portfolio of production projects. Music (Songwriting) As a songwriter, learn the ropes as a practitioner in the music industry. Postgraduate Taught MMus in Music (Musicology, Composition, Performance, Technology) This flexible programme allows you to focus on your interests. It's ideal for students wanting to pursue their study of music to a higher level. Postgraduate Research Music research degrees Music at Hull has a long-standing history of high quality research. Choose to study at MA by Thesis or PhD level. The course had everything that I was looking for and when I came round for an interview day, the city and the University was just great. I fell in love with it. Pippa BrazierBMus, 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. Through our partnership with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra you could receive masterclasses, career advice, ensemble coaching and one-to-one tuition from RPO musicians. You could also get recording experience at RPO rehearsals and concerts as well as work placements on their live events. Music is ranked 8th in the UK for overall satisfaction.** Our teaching staff are experts and active practitioners in a variety of musical disciplines. From session musicians to composers, they deliver a unique perspective on current trends in musical thinking. Instrumental tutors 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. Watch video Unleash your creativity in some of the best music facilities of any UK university. Play a 400-seater concert hall, produce in the industry standard recording suite, compose new soundscapes in our ambisonic studio. 6 reasons to make music at Hull MUSIC 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. Read more 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. * UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, for the academic year 2016/17 published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018 100% of music students are in work or further study six months after graduating* OUR RESEARCH Our research has a strong practical focus, whether through performing, composing, listening, producing and/or studying musical phenomena. Find out more NOW SEE FOR YOURSELF 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. BOOK NOW ** National Student Survey (NSS) 2020, HEIs only.