Music is a universal language that embodies one of the highest forms of creativity.

A high quality music education should engage and inspire pupils to develop a love of music and their talent as musicians, and so increase their self-confidence, creativity and sense of achievement. As pupils progress, they should develop a critical engagement with music, allowing them to compose, and to listen with discrimination to the best in the musical canon.

Studying Music could lead to the following careers/job roles: 

  • Video and sound engineer 
  • Recording engineers 
  • Music directors/conductors
  • Music teacher 
  • DJ
  • Musical therapist 
  • Music journalist 
  • Music agent
  • Performer

Further Reading/Support

To read more about careers in Music check out the following websites:

Additional Advice:

For a career in the music industry, check which qualifications you need depending on the area you wish to pursue. You made need a degree or get an apprenticeship which requires you to work as you study. Take part in as much both inside and outside the school in your local community. This could be through local productions, radio stations or publications.