Our graduates’ success rate in finding suitable employment is very high. Graduates have gone on to various careers in the music industry, working as engineers at studios such as Metropolis and at the BBC, enjoying success as recording artists in a wide range of genres (on international labels including Brainfeeder), and touring internationally in bands such as Gallows.
Other careers include working in the radio industry, music librarianship, publishing, retail, lecturing, classroom and instrumental teaching and music therapy. Music graduates are also welcomed by employers in such non-musical ﬁelds as the Civil Service, accountancy, insurance and computing.
We help your search for employment with an excellent Careers Service. This offers a range of services to assist you to develop the skills looked for by employers, including skills workshops, practice interviews and practice ability tests, and have extensive information, both web-based and in printed format, which is kept up-to-date with the latest job and work experience vacancies, and changes to recruitment processes.
We maintain very close links with graduate employers, both on a local, regional, national and international level, so we can offer you the best advice available and work closely with academic colleagues and student committees to provide specific opportunities, information and events for your course. Many of our academic programmes offer you the opportunity to undertake an internship or work placement.