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Music composition, technology and production

Whether you wish to develop yourself as a composer, performer, producer, engineer or music professional, we offer a fantastic range of courses perfectly suited to you.

Our music programme is designed to ensure you will be equipped with up-to-date knowledge and relevant skills needed to not only succeed in the fast-evolving music industry, but also shape its future.

Music studies are delivered from a large, well-established and contemporary music department which places an emphasis on creativity and innovation, and offers a unique blend of exciting and relevant courses structured under the areas of music, composition, music technologies and music production.

You will be guaranteed to have a great student experience delivered by friendly and talented staff (many of whom also work in the sector) with regular guest speakers from industry.

Future employment prospects are excellent, with courses recognised and accredited by industry, including JAMES (Joint Audio Media Education Support) who represent the Association of Professional Recording Services (APRS), the Music Producers Guild (MPG) and Associate Industry Bodies.

We pride ourselves on the fact that upon graduation you will be recognised by industry as being ready for work, resourceful, professional, and highly creative.

Why choose Herts?

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2nd in the East of England

for music (Complete University Guide, 2023)

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Exceptional facilities

aligned to industry specifications to support your learning and hone your skills

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3rd in the UK

for creative schools (The Rookies Top Global Creative Schools, 2023)