Music and Music Production Undergraduate Courses

Become part of Derby’s lively music scene and learn to fine-tune your talents in our state-of-the-art facilities.

With award-winning festivals and bustling live music venues nearby, there’s plenty of inspiration for you close at hand. 

Make the most of our industry-standard recording studios, dedicated rehearsal and practice spaces, auditoria, music technology labs and post-production rooms equipped with the latest software.

We also own Derby Theatre, a professional working theatre, providing the ideal place to hone your performance skills and opportunities for compositions for film scores, theatre and dance performances.

"Derby had brand new studios and brand new post production area - just so much variety!"

“You'll learn from lecturers who have lots of experience in the industry - who have set up record labels, worked with interesting technology such as multichannel surround sound in live performances and Building Modular synthesis systems, and played instruments on famous albums.” Watch Kieran's full interview.

 

John Crossley, Senior Music and Production lecturer, talks about the Music Recording Studios at Markeaton Street
Why you should study a course within the School of Arts at the University of Derby

Facilities

The £21m Markeaton Street site was created specifically for arts, design and technology courses with purpose-built studios and specialist facilities for all our art, design, media and performing arts students. This includes: a new suite of recording studios.

Virtual Tour of the Music Recording Studios at Markeaton Street
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What our Music and Music Production graduates do

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

You could also go on to study our MA Music Production postgraduate degree.