Careers and Employability Service

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

Skills gained

As well as their subject-specific knowledge and skills, a graduate in Music/Music Technology will typically have gained skills in:

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  • research and the gathering and evaluation of information
  • planning, implementing, evaluating and reflecting critically on work-in-progress
  • exercising judgment and to making informed choices
  • using reasoning and logic in order to analyse data and formulate arguments and hypotheses
  • creativity and creative versatility
  • IT and handling technical tasks
  • communicating effectively with others as a member of a team
  • analysing, interpreting and showing critical judgement
  • flexible thinking, including the ability to be open to new and alternative ideas
  • project management
  • problem solving and analysis
  • teamworking

This is not an exhaustive list of skills - you will develop many skills from your course, extra-curricular activities and work experience. You can find out more about the skills employers look for and how you can develop them here.


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Last Updated: 29/01/2021