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What can I do with my degree in Music/Music Technology?

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A  Music/Music Technology degree may be useful in the following career areas:

Event Organiser

The role of an Event Organiser is a busy and varied one that often involves working as part of a team.  Involved from conception through to completion of an event, the Event Organiser could work in the public, private and not-for-profit sector.

Job profile of an Event Organiser from the Prospects website
Job profile of an Event Manager on the National Careers Service website
Job profile of an Event Organiser on the All About Careers website

Radio Producer

The role of the Radio Producer is to oversee the content broadcast to a listening audience.  This could be via radio, podcasts or the internet.  They work closely with a team including presenters, engineers and broadcasting assistants.

Job profile of a Radio Producer on the Prospects website
Job profile of a Radio Producer on the All About Careers website
Job profile of a Radio Producer on the Creative Skillset website

Broadcast Engineer

Broadcast Engineers work across the media industry with a focus on ensuring that programmes are made with a high quality of sound and image.  They are focused on ensuring that broadcasting equipment runs smoothly; repairing faults and limiting malfunctions.

Job profile of a Broadcast Engineer on the Prospects website
Job profile of a Broadcast Engineer on the All About Careers website
Job profile of a Broadcaster Engineer from the National Careers Service website

TV or Film Sound Technician

Sound Technicians for Film and TV are responsible for recording voice and background sound both in the studio and on set. 

Job profile for a TV or Film Sound Technician from the National Careers Service website
Job profile of a Sound Technician from the Prospects website

Arts Administrator

An arts administrator manages activities and services which support the arts sector, involving projects and initiatives provided by arts organisations

Job profile of an Arts Administrator from the Prospects website
Job profile of an Arts Administrator from the TARGET Jobs website
Job profile of an Arts Administrator from the National Careers Service website

Community Arts Worker

Community arts worker is more of an umbrella term as job titles tend to relate quite closely to the role or type of work, for example arts development officer, youth engagement officer, youth arts practitioner, and community projects assistant.

Job profile of a community arts worker from Prospects
Job profile of a community arts worker from the TARGET jobs website
Job profile of a community arts worker from the National Careers Service website
Job profile of a Community Musician from the Creative Choices Skills website
icould: Lynda W- Youth Worker
icould: Nathaniel M- Outreach Officer

Theatre Stage Manager

Theatre stage managers coordinate all aspects of a theatre company to ensure the successful delivery of the performance. In order to do this, they must have excellent people management skills.

Job profile of a Theatre Stage Manager from the Prospects website
Job profile for a Theatre Stage Manager on the All About Careers website

You may be interested in graduate roles outside of Music. There are many employers who are looking for graduates with good degrees but that do not have a preference for the subject studied. To explore different career options see:

 

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Last Updated: 29/01/2021