Music at Hertfordshire

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Innovative courses

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 out tutors have extensive professional experience and teach with enthusiasm and commitment on our cutting-edge courses:

Undergraduate courses in Music

Postgraduate courses in Music

Music Industry Management

Our Music Industry Management degree invites leaders from the billion pound music-industry, to walk through our doors and work with our students. Find out more:

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Student success

Flux Pavilion

UH Music graduate Flux Pavilion is described by fans as the Dubstep God. He has headlined 3 US tours, 2 UK tours, and major festival DJ sets, including Glastonbury, Reading, Coachella, and EDC Vegas. Respected Radio 1 DJ Annie Nightingale said: 'I start every set with Flux Pavillion', and The Walt Disney Company even asked him to remix the theme to Star Wars Rebels in order to draw attention to the series.

Alex Lamy

UH Music graduate Alex Lamy has been scoring films and working in the US with top film composer Hans Zimmer, who has composed scores for many popular films such as The Lion King, The Dark Knight and 12 Years a Slave. Alex sent this email from LA to Music staff at the University while working with Hans Zimmer:

'(I wanted to) write to say thank you. I wouldn't have been able to get to this point without your help and advice back at Herts, and being out here has reminded me of that.'

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We have our own record labels which offer you plenty of opportunity to get involved and gain valuable experience.

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UH Recordings

UH Recordings offers a unique opportunity for students to participate in the creation of a professional product.

The label involves both undergraduate and postgraduate students in all aspects of the recording and production process under careful professional guidance, providing invaluable experience.

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INFUSE is a record label designed to infuse students into the music industry through working with professionals already in the business.

Art students provide design, music industry students marketing and management, and sound design technology students glean valuable experience from the recording and editing sessions.

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Jam Jar

Jam Jar is our live gigging event, where our students perform to audiences of over 500. It's run for the students by the students.

Our students perform and run sound projection/live video feeds, and control marketing, promotion and front-of-house. You could join them in hosting these exciting events.

Work placement

You can work in the music industry during your course. With us you can take a 6-8 week placement in industry, or a full year out between years 2 and 3.