Department of Music

Graduate careers for music students

The Department of Music offers preparation for professional careers across the whole spectrum of the music business.

Our courses also equip you with skills highly valued across many other sectors, both in the UK and overseas.

Music careers factsheet

University of the Year 2017 Graduate Employment

Employers talk about the skills Arts students can gain from studying a subject that they love and how these can benefit them in the future.

We’re consistently one of the top choices for graduate recruitment among UK employers in the annual High Fliers report.


Successful graduates

See the varied careers our students go on to.

Graduate profiles

Work experience

Our specialist programme of opportunities.

Work experience

Mentoring in music

Pioneering mentoring scheme with local schools.

In Harmony website


Careers and employability advice

We offer specialist advice from subject-specific careers experts.

Careers and Employability Service

Nottingham Advantage Award

Get involved in a wide range of extra-curricular modules designed to enhance employability.

Advantage Award website


Gain experience and skills that employees are looking for.

Volunteering information


Further study



Department of Music

The University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts Centre
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

Admission enquiries
All other enquiries
Telephone: +44 (0)115 951 5841