One of the most powerful ways in which we communicate in today’s world is through music. The music industry offers you a wide range of opportunities in which you can express your creativity, intellect and emotions, and Leeds is an excellent place to start your journey!
Students can also choose to take music as a joint honours course with a large range of subjects in the arts, sciences and modern languages.
The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures in which the School is situated has been ranked 60th in the world by the QS World Rankings by Subject 2017. The University of Leeds has also been named University of the Year 2017 by The Times and The Sunday Times’ Good University Guide, and ranks 14th in the most recent Complete University Guide, where the School of Music is now one of the top 10 departments in the country.
In the most recent Research Excellence Framework assessment, 83% of our overall submission was rated “internationally excellent” or “world leading”.
We have an active research environment which enables us to offer a range of exciting courses taught by experts who are leaders in their fields.
School facilities and music in Leeds
The School is housed in extensive purpose-built premises. The large building contains rehearsal, performance and practice spaces, a Psychology of Music laboratory, and four lecture theatres. There are studios for sound recording, software development and computer music composition. A wide selection of professional recording equipment and the latest music software is available for students to use and our facilities are supported by a dedicated team of technicians.
Leeds is an exciting venue for music, with concerts and events in all styles and genres. It’s the home of Opera North, the First Direct Arena, and the Town Hall concert series, and there are many opportunities to hear live music in pubs and clubs. Our entire University international concert series is free to students.
Here at Leeds we emphasise the links between theory and practice so that you can get experience in areas such as schools, film scoring and research. You’ll get the chance to develop your own ideas through independent and group project work.
Download the course flier for BSc Music Multimedia and Electronics
Ross Muir – BA Music