By studying music you will find out more about different forms of music from pop, jazz, contemporary to music for theatre or media.
You will learn how to appraise the different types of music as well learn how music has changed over time.
You will develop lots of skills studying this subject from production to performance and composition.
You will also gain lots of transferable skills in administration, team work, organisation and planning.
Music can lead into careers in performance, education, creative media and computer games.
Selection of jobs using the subject Music
- Acoustics consultant
- Arts administrator
- Audio-visual technician
- Broadcast engineer
- Community arts worker
- Computer games developer
- Events manager
- Music promotions manager
- Music teacher
- Music therapist
- Musical instrument maker and repairer
- Radio broadcast assistant
- Secondary school teacher
- Singing teacher
- Studio sound engineer
- TV or film sound technician
Do a free, short, online course to find out more about music (looks great on your CV too!)
- How to write your first song
- From notation to performance: Understanding musical scores
- Music Moves: Why does music make you move?
Or view other free online courses in Music
Examples of apprenticeships that relate to music:
- Live event rigger- Level:3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E). Typical length:36 months
- Event Assistant - Level:3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E). Typical length:18 months
- Live Event Technician - Level:3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E). Typical length:30 months
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Examples of degree courses that relate to music:
BBC Bitesize Career Videos
You can watch a great series of videos of young people who are working in jobs that use music on the BBC Bitesize website.