BA Music and Drama / Careers

Year of entry: 2024

Career opportunities

Our course provides excellent training for a host of careers, both within and outside of Music and Drama.

Employers will recognise that you are dedicated, creative, versatile, an excellent team player, highly organised, can work independently, and have exceptional powers of concentration. Graduate career destinations include:

  • Digital Content Producer, BBC;
  • VoiceLab Manager, Southbank Centre;
  • NHS Graduate Management Scheme;
  • Accountant, PricewaterhouseCoopers;
  • Music Supervisor, PlayNetwork;
  • Account Manager, Saatchi & Saatchi;
  • Composer, Faber Music;
  • Marketing Officer, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

Many of our alumni and recent graduates have established successful careers as freelance performers and composers.

You'll find our Drama graduates in a broad range of occupations, including theatre, TV, radio, and film, as well as journalism, teaching, and community arts.

Find out more on the careers and employability pages for Music and Drama

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