Music

The Music degree combines theory and history of music, as well as composition and research of sound. The program offers practice and theory in various music genres, some of them being classical and pop.

Subjects studied:

  • Music, Sound, and Technology;
  • Acoustics;
  • Music Practice;
  • Music and Human Science;
  • Musicology – 19th and 20th century;
  • Music sociology;
  • Music and Social Institutions;
  • Live Performances;
  • Music Instruments.

You may pursue a career as:

  • Music Pedagogue;
  • Singer;
  • Musician;
  • Music Teacher;
  • Sound Director;
  • Radio Director.

Performing Arts – Rankings 2018

GR = General Ranking
GER = General Employability Ranking

#University CountryCityGRGER
1The Juilliard SchoolUSA BartlesvilleXX
2Royal College of MusicUKLondonXX
3UK Royal Academy of MusicLondonLondonXX
4University of Music and Performing Arts ViennaAustriaViennaXX
5Royal Conservatoire ofUK ScotlandGlasgowXX
6Sibelius AcademyFinandHelsinkiXX
7Conservatoire national superieur de musique et de danse de ParisFranceParisXX
8Curtis Institute of MusicUSAPhiladelphiaXX
9New York University (NYU)USANew York1143
10Harvard UniversityUSABoston33
11Royal College of MusicSweden in StockholmStockholmXX
12Northwestern UniversityUSAEvanston (Chicago)3432
13University of OxfordUKOxford68
14Royal Holloway University of LondonUKLondon236X
15University of CambridgeUKCambridge56
16Indiana University BloomingtonUSABloomington323171-180
17Indonesia Institute of the Arts YogyakartaIndonesiaYogyakartaXX
18Yale UniversityUSANew Haven (New York)1618
19University of California, BerkeleyUSABerkley (San Francisco)279
20Stanford UniversityUSAStanford (San Jose)21
21University of California(UCLA)USALos Angeles332
22Monash UniversityAustraliaMelbourne6079
23Queen Mary University of LondonUKLondon119301-500
24The University of MelbourneAustraliaMelbourne417
25Columbia UniversityUSANew York1812
26Goldsmiths, University of LondonUKLondon398X
27National University of SingaporeSingapore (N2 in Asia)Singapore1530
28University of TokyoJapanTokyo2814
29Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.)USABoston15
30Conservatorio Santa CeciliaItalyRomaXX
31Princeton UniversityUSAPrinceton (New York)1313
32Central School of Speech & DramaUKLondonXX
33University of RochesterUSARochester184X
34The Australian National UniversityAustraliaCanberra2084
35Norwegian Academy of MusicNorwayOsloXX
36Guildhall School of Music and DramaUKLondonXX
37Royal Academy of Music, AarhusDenmarkAarhusXX
38University of ChicagoUSAChicago921
39City University of New YorkUSANew York501-550301-500
40King’s College LondonUKLondon2363
41The Royal Danish Academy of MusicDenmarkCopenhagenXX
42Griffith UniversityAustraliaBrisbane329301-500
43University of British ColumbiaCanadaVancouver5135
44The University of Hong KongChina (N5 in Asia)Hong Kong2620
45University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUSAChicago69101-110
46University of ManchesterUKManchester3433
47University of TorontoCanadaToronto3115
48Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de LyonFranceLyonXX
49University of AmsterdamNetherlandsAmsterdam58101-110
50Hochschule für Musik und Theater HamburgGermanyHamburgXX
# UniversityCountryCityGRGER
12Royal College of MusicUKLondonXX
23Royal Academy of MusicUKLondonXX
34University of Music and Performing Arts ViennaAustriaViennaXX
45Royal Conservatoire of ScotlandUKGlasgowXX
56Sibelius AcademyFinandHelsinkiXX
67Conservatoire national superieur de musique et de danseFranceParisXX
711Royal College of Music in StockholmSwedenStockholmXX
813University of OxfordUKOxford68
914Royal Holloway University of LondonUKLondon236X
1015University of CambridgeUKCambridge56
1123Queen Mary University of LondonUKLondon119301-500
1226Goldsmiths, University of LondonUKLondon398X
1330Conservatorio Santa CeciliaItalyRomaXX
1432Central School of Speech & DramaUKLondonXX
1535Norwegian Academy of MusicNorwayOsloXX
1636Guildhall School of Music and DramaUKLondonXX
1737Royal Academy of Music, AarhusDenmarkAarhusXX
1840King’s College LondonUKLondon2363
1941The Royal Danish Academy of MusicDenmarkCopenhagenXX
2046University of ManchesterUKManchester3433
2148Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de LyonFranceLyonXX
2249University of AmsterdamNetherlandsAmsterdam58101-110
2350Hochschule für Musik und Theater HamburgGermanyHamburgXX
2451-100Conservatoire de Musique de GenèveSwitzerandGeneveXX
2551-100Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler BerlinGermanyBerlinXX
2651-100Hochschule für Musik und Tanz KölnGermanyKolnXX
2751-100Hochschule für Musik und Theater MünchenGermanyMunchenXX
2851-100SOAS University of LondonUKLondon288X
2951-100The University of WarwickUKWarwick5766
3051-100Universität der Künste BerlinGermanyBerlinXX
3151-100Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3FranceParisXX
3251-100University Mozarteum SalzburgAustriaSalzburgXX
3351-100University of BirminghamUKBirmingham8486
3451-100University of BristolUKBristol4450
3551-100The University of EdinburghUKEdinburgh, Scotland2360
3651-100The University of ExeterUKExeter154201-250
3751-100University of GlasgowUKGlasgow, Scotland65181-190
3851-100University of SouthamptonUKSouthampton96131-140
3951-100Utrecht UniversityNetherlandsUtrecht109X
4051-100Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK)SwitzerlandZurichXX