MusM Composition (Instrumental and Vocal music) / Careers

Year of entry: 2022

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Career opportunities

Our graduates have pursued successful careers in musical and non-musical fields.

Some continue to further study via a PhD before securing an academic position.

Some go on to teach in schools or further education, both in the UK and overseas. 

Other graduates have gone on to work in fields which advanced compositional training has been directly relevant such as: music producing, music composition, audio production, recording studios, entrepreneurships, the creative industries, music publishing, music journalism and performance. 

Careers outside of music have included computer programming, theatre, accountancy, law, social work and human resources. 

The University has its own dedicated  Careers Service  that you would have full access to as a student and for two years after you graduate.

At Manchester you will have access to a number of  opportunities to help boost your employability