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Creative Music Technology (Hons)

36 months
19700 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Creative Music Technology (Hons) course at the University of Surrey offers a route to an exciting career in the arts and creative industries, developing the skills necessary for making innovative music in the 21st century.


Why choose this course

On this Creative Music Technology (Hons) course at the University of Surrey, you’ll be taught by music technology experts and creative practitioners, and work in a unique environment using world-class professional facilities. You’ll also have the opportunity to collaborate with students from across the department.

What you will study

On this practice-led course you’ll study the creative use of music technology using a wide range of industry standard software and hardware, preparing you for a broad range of careers in the creative industries. You’ll choose from areas of study such as electronic music creation and performance, sound design, music for moving image and creative music programming. You may also choose to study traditional instrumental music, including performance.

Our vision is to create ‘thinking musicians’, so this course will also develop analytical and interdisciplinary creative thinking and fundamental transferable skills. You’ll develop a strong portfolio of works that will help you in your career, and the skills you need to create professional work for a broad range of media.

Careers and graduate prospects

Study creative music technology and you’ll develop the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue a successful career in the film, TV live-event and computer-games industries.

Our graduates have gone on to become successful film and TV sound designers, producers and composers, and have found employment in music education, business and marketing, and have also achieved higher degrees and qualifications.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Creating Music with Computers
  • Harmony 
  • Encountering Music History
  • Music Project 
  • Pathways in Musicianship 
  • Practical Musicianship
  • Creating Music with Computers 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements


  • Overall: ABB-BBB
  • Required subjects: Music or Music Technology. Grade 5 theory (ABRSM) or equivalent proficiency is also required.

Applicants taking an A-level science subject with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element.

  • GCSE or equivalent: English Language at Grade C(4) and Mathematics at Grade C (4) (or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19700 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Guildford

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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