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Careers and your future in Music

Whether you want to follow a career path as a composer, curator, DJ, a performer, a producer, a singer-songwriter, a noise artist or music journalist then our innovative and broad-based music degree programme is for you. 

At Brunel we believe each musician is unique and the presentation and technology skills you develop at Brunel attract employers across the board. We place you at the centre of your own learning, mentoring and supporting your ambition whether that’s setting up a music production company or a recording studio, or developing a career as a performer, composer, teacher or music therapist.

Throughout your music degree we place emphasis on gaining transferable employment skills such as in public speaking skills, events management, academic writing skills, research skills, social media promotion and the ability to adapt to different environments, interaction and collaborating with others. 

Our graduates are highly-skilled, self-confident, inquisitive, robust and thoroughly-employable musicians who have performed at prestigious venues and festivals in the UK and abroad. They’ve released albums spanning many genres. Some are developing strong reputations as composers, performers and sound artists. You’ll find Brunel Music graduates at the Arts Council, Universal (Decca) and the English National Opera. Many continue to postgraduate study at universities or conservatoires. Some are music teachers, technicians or work in arts administration, publishing, media and management careers. Others become freelance musicians or go into events management or film music or work in the marketing and media industries relating to music. 

Find out how a Brunel Music degree can make you highly successful