Department of Music
We offer exceptional research-led teaching, inspiring facilities for performance and composition, music technology, and a unique programme of traineeships and placement opportunities.
Our academic and performance activities are fully integrated into the dynamic musical life of the city of Nottingham.
- Russell Group music department with 100% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2016
- A unique programme of hands-on traineeships and work placements
- Opportunities to be involved in more than 20 student ensembles
- Expertise in musicology, composition, performance, music technology and world music
Professor Mervyn Cooke
Head of Department
Folk duo Morris and Watson showcase their skills.
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Studying music and philosophy at Nottingham opened up opportunities for learning which I never expected. The enthusiasm and friendliness of the lecturers enabled me to gain the richest understanding of every topic. In addition, I had the opportunity to study in Hong Kong for a semester which made my experience of university even more unique.
Alice Roberts, BA Music and Philosophy