Commercial Music

Experts prepare you for the industry

From DJs to record producers, top performers to mixers and engineers, our courses attract some of the most talented students, taught by teams of successful musicians, entrepreneurs and audio experts. All of our four programmes are designed not only to educate you and extend your natural talent, but also to prepare you for your potential career in the music industry.

One of the first departments of its kind in the UK, it has a strong reputation and links with leading popular music centres around the world. Every year our students progress to key roles where they not only enter the music business – they are also leading and changing it.

The department also houses two industry-based activities:

  • MusicTank: a unique, neutral information hub for UK music business...addressing change and innovation through informed debate, objective analysis and industry engagement
  • Faculty Music Media: an independent student-led record and media company focusing on – but not limited to – commercial music exploitatio

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