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School of Media and Performing Arts

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Creative industries face challenges from the fast changing media environment, but at the School of Media and Performing Arts we view this as a series of opportunities made possible through innovation. We encourage collaborative work across all the arts and this combined with our rich offer of graduate support provides our students with the best chance of success in their chosen profession.


for Media and Film Studies
Guardian University Guide 2023

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Popular Music Performance and Songwriting BA (Hons)

This is a practice-based, ‘outward-facing’ course that is designed to prepare you to be a creative musical artist and skilled popular music professional.

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University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2023