Music at Manchester
Congratulations on your offer to study Music!
We combine specialist education in practical music-making with a comprehensive academic programme to give you a truly well-rounded musical education. Your learning will also be underpinned by our reputation for innovation.
Watch the video below (download transcript) and discover how our flexible course structures and lively learning environment will challenge and inspire you.
Study at one of the best Music departments in the UK (Complete University Guide 2023).
We host over 100 concerts, performances, seminars and events each year.
Discover Music at Manchester
Learn about the course structure and extra-curricular opportunities
Your next steps
Accept your offer
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Your questions answered
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A brilliant campus, at the heart of the UK's most liveable city.
Learning and support
Your learning experience
Facilities at Manchester
Music students have access to dedicated performance and rehearsal spaces.
- View transcript of video PDF download (76kb)
- Find out more about our facilities
A week in the life
Music student Aimee details what a week of studying at Manchester looks like.
Manchester University Music Society
Find out more about one of the largest, most active and most ambitious student-led music societies in the country.
Take a virtual tour of our amazing purpose-built performance facility.
Take tour : a virtual tour around the Martin Harris Centre's performance facilities
A welcoming environment
Music at Manchester has an active community that welcomes students from all over the world.
You’ll make friends through your course and music society activities, and get support in your studies from older students through our peer-assisted student support scheme.
Careers and employability
Make your mark at Manchester
Our degrees are designed to prepare you for what comes next.
Whether you go on to further study, a career in the arts, or a totally different industry, our courses will equip you with the skills you need after your degree, and beyond.
Take a deeper dive into composition and performance at The University of Manchester.
Find out more : about composition and performance at The University of Manchester
Most of our courses offer you the chance to apply your subject-specific knowledge in a real-world context in the form of a placement in your third year of study.
Find out more : about work placement opportunities in your third year of study
Get in touch
Our admissions staff are here to answer any questions you have.
You probably have concerns about the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on your application and what the next academic year will look like.
The University aims to answer your questions as best we can at this time. We have compiled a set of Frequently Asked Questions to help.
If you have any further questions, you can contact our admissions team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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