Department of Music

The Department of Music is one of the most distinguished in the UK, with a history stretching back to 1905 when Edward Elgar was appointed the University's first Professor of Music, and looking forward to the latest cutting-edge developments in the practice and study of music.

Top for leading employers

Birmingham has recently been recognised as the top university for graduates by leading employers in 2020-21

World-class facilities

Our £16 million Bramall Music Building offers students a first-rate learning environment


Posted 24 March 2021

Seren Thomas: My Experience With Guild Drama

Seren Thomas is a BMus Music graduate from the University of Birmingham. Here she talks about her experience of taking part in The Guild's drama societies

Posted 24 February 2021

Success for young Birmingham Music graduates

The Department of Music is delighted to share news of recent distinguished student achievement in the conducting field, adding to the illustrious list of graduates from the wider conducting programme at the University.

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