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‘…standards of work are strong.’ Ofsted, 2018

The West Midlands creative economy has grown by nearly 30% in the last 5 years and employment in this vibrant and exciting area has grown from 80,000 to 120,000 since 2011. Our music courses are taught across two campuses with great facilities and location. Our Digbeth campus lies in Birmingham’s creative quarter, where several music venues are also located. Music facilities at our largest campus, Bournville College, include state-of-the-art digital recording studios, Logic Pro suites and fully equipped rehearsal rooms for you to use, in and out of your timetabled sessions.

This map gives you an overview of progression opportunities that our courses in Music can lead on to.

Why study music with us?

  • You will be given the opportunity to gain work experience at our own venue: The Crossing at Digbeth is our very own 600 capacity working auditorium equipped with studios, specialist music technology, and rehearsal rooms
  • You will have a range of opportunities to organise and run live and virtual music events across a variety of spaces at Bournville Campus
  • As part of our record label Cognito Music, you will have the opportunity to make, release and promote your music
  • Recent students have worked in external positions including Free Radio Live Concert and Supersonic Festival
  • The college maintains links with external artists, production specialists, and successful alumni
  • There is great room for progression with our broad range of courses starting from Level 1, to Honours degree Level 6, with our Higher Education programmes delivered in association with Birmingham City University

Your future in Music

There a range of jobs available in performance, technology and event support. Here a just a few of the roles you could go into after studying with us:

  • Music technologist
  • Music production
  • Music composition
  • Live sound engineer
  • Studio engineer
  • Music performer
  • Musician
  • Event support technician


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