Music and Music Technology
We offer an excellent range of courses in Music and Music Technology/Production at Huddersfield, all within a vibrant and stimulating environment for music making. Our courses cover everything from classical to pop to experimental and beyond. You’ll study in fantastic facilities on state-of-the-art equipment, supported by staff with a blend of research excellence and industry experience. Whether your interest is in creative or technical approaches - in performance, composition, production or understanding how music technology works ‘under the bonnet’ - we have a course for you.
All our courses include an optional year’s work placement. That’s real-world experience that will enhance your employability and the reason why our students graduate with skills that lead them towards excellent career opportunities.
If you want to join our thriving community then have a look at our courses in more detail to find out which one is best for you.
Be in demand
Music and Music Technology at the University of Huddersfield had a 91% record of graduates finding employment or going on to further study within six months of graduation during 2011/12. (latest stats from 2011/12 graduates)
Graduate opportunities are vast and include performance, production, broadcast, education and interactive media industries as well as electronics design and development.
A degree in a music related subject opens up many opportunities across a wide range professions. Many of our undergraduates continue within education at postgraduate level, either here at Huddersfield or at other institutions, including conservatoires or on teaching training courses. Our graduates leave us with a fantastic portfolio and the necessary skills to undertake a wide variety of careers including: performer, producer, session musician, film composer and arranger, video/TV post production, teacher, PR, web design, multimedia, computer games, audio engineer or software developer.
Our graduates have gone on to work for companies including: BBC, ITV, the Music Factory, EMAP, British Grove Studios, DACS Ltd, Abbey Road Studios, Titan Tour Productions, Handel House Museum and London’s Southbank Centre.