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A music degree at the University of Salford isn't just a certificate and a line of accomplishment on your CV. Our music degrees allow you to work with supportive, friendly and experienced professionals, who genuinely care about how well you do.

At the University of Salford you'll learn new transferable skills, use our cutting-edge facilities, and you'll have the opportunity to engage and collaborate with a thriving Music community in Greater Manchester. 

Got a question? We're always here to help support you and answer any queries you may have. Get in touch with our friendly team by emailing enquiries@salford.ac.uk or phone +44 (0)161 295 4545.

 

Why should you study Music at the University of Salford?

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Our Popular Music and Recording and Creative Music Technology courses have been ranked number one in the North West and number two in the UK in the 2020 Guardian university league tables.

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On Fridays, our campus welcomes industry guest speakers to share their experiences with our students. In the last three months, we've welcomed the Buffalo Brothers, Tom Leah, Jostine Loubser and Jason Brown.

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You'll have the opportunity to perform in real venues across Greater Manchester including Band on the Wall, Peel Hall and the New Adelphi Theatre.

FAQs

What's the music scene like in Manchester?

The Greater Manchester music scene is etched on the world map, having produced high-profile artists such as Oasis, The Smiths, The Stone Roses and The Chemical Brothers to Joy Division, New Order and our very own alumni band Everything Everything.

What is the background of the teaching staff?

Our tutors have current, extensive experience across multiple fields, including performance, arranging, composition and recording and technology. In addition, you will be able to attend regular Masterclasses from external speakers, giving you exposure to the experience of those in the industry

Do your courses have a social media channel I can follow?

Our Music courses have a Facebook account that you can follow.

GET IN TOUCH

Our friendly team will answer any questions you may have. You can contact us through email enquiries@salford.ac.uk or phone +44 (0)161 295 4545.

EXPERIENCE OUR MUSIC FACILITIES

Our £55 million, sustainable and accessible New Adelphi building, is a north-west hotspot for talent, academia, and creativity which is supported by a thriving media industry in Greater Manchester.  

The space empowers interdisciplinary collaborative teaching methods and our blend of digital and traditional facilities has been designed with industry, to create a forward-thinking educational experience during your studies. 

 
New Adelphi and Peel Hall includes:

The Mac suites and the industry-standard software you'll use as part of your studies

Our band room

A range of instruments available for you to use

A number of industry-standard recording studios

Bookable rehearsal rooms

NO QUESTION IS A BAD ONE

Whether it's about the student experience in Salford, more details around industry placements, or how big our class sizes are - you can find out more by getting in touch with our friendly team by emailing enquiries@salford.ac.uk or phone +44 (0)161 295 4545.

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Student Life, Student Support, Accommodation and Finance

Student Life

Salford is part of Greater Manchester, a creative, thriving, diverse city-region in the north-west of England and home to some of the most open and friendly people you'll meet. There's an entrepreneurial spirit with the School of Art and Media – we've got big ideas, and we make them happen.

Our main campus is just 2km from Manchester city centre, and our MediaCityUK campus shares a skyline with the BBC and ITV. Everything you need for an outstanding university experience. 

But we also know how to have fun – with some of the greatest sports, culture, and music scenes in the world. Salford and Manchester are home to anyone who works hard and plays hard

Student Accommodation

Living in student accommodation is a great way to get settled into university life, meet new people and immerse yourself in the student experience.

No matter whether you’re an undergraduate student coming to university for the first time, an international student, or a postgraduate student looking to live in halls, we’ve got some great accommodation options to choose from, including Peel Park Quarter - which was recently voted the second-best halls of residence in the UK by Student Hut.

See more about the accommodation options available, as well as information on our facilities for commuter students >>

Support and Wellbeing

We want you to enjoy your time studying here, but we understand that there may be times you need a little extra support to help you. Whether you need advice about accommodation, settling into student life, or want a chat with our friendly Wellbeing team, we are here to help.

Finance and Money Matters

When you come to university, it’s important to manage your money carefully. Our student support service, askUS, offers information and advice on all aspects of student finance, whether you’re a current or prospective student.

Get more information about student loans, our support schemes and bursaries and help with budgeting >>

WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

We're always here to help support you and answer any queries you may have. Get in touch with our friendly team by emailing enquiries@salford.ac.uk or phone +44 (0)161 295 4545.