School of Media and Performing Arts

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.


Our Film Production and Photography courses are ranked 4th best in the UK – Guardian University Guide 2020

Spotlight on:

Students performing in a band

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.

Student performing on stage

Theatre and Professional Practice BA (Hons)

The stage is the place where we can challenge convention. Theatre and Professional Practice can prepare you for this creative industry.

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