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Music and Performance

Providing you with the stage to refine your skills

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Explore Music and Performance at Coventry University

Do you want to turn your passion for music or performing arts into a career? Whether you love the technical aspects of music, the performance or being front and centre on stage, we have a course aiming to provide you with a great mix of knowledge and skills to set you up for success upon graduation.

With a range of fantastic facilities, we could help you refine your skills in our performance spaces, music seminar rooms, or our Steinberg Certified recording studio, theatre workshop space, wardrobe facilities with 3,500 costume items. We also have dedicated technical support for theatre and film and dressing rooms and box office facilities. Our facilities give you the opportunity to use software and equipment you may use in your future careers, providing you with additional experience in realistic scenarios.

Our courses try to provide all students the opportunity for exciting field trips*. Past students have been to Berlin to visit Ableton Labs and spent time in Hansa Studios, where classic David Bowie and Depeche Mode albums were recorded. In addition, students recently went to Hong Kong, where they took part in a pop-up show.

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A celebration of the creative, collaborative and innovative work of our students across multiple sites and using mixed media.

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Reasons to choose Music and Performance at Coventry University

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1st for Student Satisfaction in the Midlands in Drama, Dance and Cinematics

The Complete University Guide 2024

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Rated Gold for Student Experience

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023

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Joint Top Modern University for Career Prospects

Guardian University Guide 2021 and 2022

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Top 5 Student City in England (Coventry)

QS Best Student Cities Index 2024

  • 1st for Student Satisfaction in the Midlands in Drama, Dance and Cinematics icon

    1st for Student Satisfaction in the Midlands in Drama, Dance and Cinematics

    The Complete University Guide 2024

  • Rated Gold for Student Experience icon

    Rated Gold for Student Experience

    Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023

  • Top 5 Student City in England (Coventry) icon

    Top 5 Student City in England (Coventry)

    QS Best Student Cities Index 2024

  • We provide top Career support

    Joint Top Modern University for Career Prospects

    Guardian University Guide 2021 and 2022

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What can you do with a Music and Performance degree?

All our courses are developed with employability in mind, providing you with a variety of skills suitable for a range of careers. Some examples are:

  1. Actor
  2. Session musician
  3. Music producer
  4. Sound engineer
  5. Theatre director
  6. Stage manager
  7. Dramatherapist
  8. Radio producer

*Disclaimer

Please note that we are unable to guarantee any UK or International opportunities (whether required or optional) such as internships, work experience, field trips, conferences, placements or study abroad opportunities and that all such opportunities may be subject to additional costs (which could include, but is not limited to, equipment, materials, bench fees, studio or facilities hire, travel, accommodation and visas), competitive application, availability and/or meeting any applicable travel COVID and visa requirements. To ensure that you fully understand the visa requirements, please contact the International Office.

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