Overview Our degree, taught by dedicated tutors and supported by outstanding facilities, provides you with the skills, knowledge and experience to thrive in the music industry and beyond. Why study BA Music at Middlesex University? You want to be a qualified, confident musician, able to hold your head high in the global, professional world of music making. You want to build experience as an informed performer, composer, music producer, music director or all of these, working in a specific field. Middlesex University is among the top six universities in the UK for graduate salaries. You want to be as comfortable and adept in the recording studio, as conducting or performing with orchestral players from manuscript. You want to meet professionals and learn from them. You want to share their contacts and continuously refine your musical skills to bring yourself a unique and competitive edge. You want to learn to produce and mix music freely, without restrictions. You want to find out about the different ways in which the music world works, so as to establish ways to survive comfortably, whilst doing what you enjoy most. The most successful practitioners are often those who have, for exactly the right reasons, decided to undergo a formal musical training, even if they feel they might be late starters. Tori Amos, Sheryl Crow, Michael Giacchino (composer for The Incredibles), Will Gregory (Goldfrapp), Elton John, Alicia Keys, Annie Lennox (Eurythmics), George Martin (The Beatles), Thomas Newman and Jocelyn Pook (film composers) were all classically trained. We want to help you to find yourself. Course highlights You will be based in The Grove, an £80 million state-of-the-art learning facility, where you will work with dedicated Music staff of national and international standing A weekly Concerts and Colloquia series, inviting guest speakers to speak at the University Unique opportunities to collaborate musically with undergraduate students working in the fields of dance, theatre, animation, film and computer graphics Honorary Professor: Daniel Miller (Mute Records) Regular chamber ensemble workshops, orchestral workshop and the university choir The possibility of studying abroad for six months to one year Cut-price (often free) access to London music events.