Section of Music


The vision of the Section of Music is to develop world class creative practitioners in all aspects of music.


The Section of Music is successfully leading innovative music education and research in a diverse range of genres and technologies. Developing both practical and theoretical approaches that places music at the heart of social, cultural, technological and community development, our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes are enhanced by state-of-the-art facilities that help prepare graduates for employment in a global marketplace.

Through the use of research-informed teaching and pedagogy our graduates are:

  • Inquisitive
  • Critical thinkers
  • Culturally aware
  • Socially conscious
  • Employment ready

And key areas of study include classical music, jazz, musical theatre, popular music, traditional music, sound engineering and production, composition, computer music, performance, ethnomusicology, musicology and education.

Core values

 The section of Music is totally committed to:

  • Creativity
  • Innovation
  • Excellence
  • Community outreach


We are cultural ambassadors for music advancing our reputation on the international stage.”