Music and Performing Arts

Become a key driver of contemporary culture by joining our supportive creative community. Our courses within Music and Performing Arts are employability focused. We regularly work with professional organisations where students can engage with industry experts to deepen their understanding of this expanding sector.

Music and Performing Arts INTRODUCTION

Studying at the University of Winchester will give you access to incredible cutting-edge facilities, including six purpose built performing arts studios, black box theatres, professional standard recording studios, and 24-hour multimedia centre. 


If you are looking to refine your unique skills, jump straight in, and become an articulate performer in an encouraging environment, then this is the place for you.  

Foundation Music and Performing Arts COURSES

4 years full-time
BA (Hons)

Media and Communication with Foundation Year

Whatever the platform, media is at the centre of our daily experience and the ways in which we communicate with each other. Our dynamic and focused Media and Communication programme equips you to analyse the media and think critically about its social and political impacts, while giving you the chance to develop practical solutions for work-relevant projects.

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Undergraduate Music and Performing Arts COURSES

3 years full-time
BA (Hons)


Join a lively community of like-minded people to explore the full breadth of acting skills from singing to stage fighting.

It’s a competitive industry so you’ll need to be up for the challenge, but over three years you will get to enrich your imagination, build resilience and consolidate your own working methodology. In short, you’ll develop the artistic skills to forge a successful career as an actor.

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BA (Hons)

Music and Sound Production

Does professional studio recording and sound design thrill you? Are you seeking to push audio boundaries, discover emerging musical trends or forge new collaborations with musicians and creative artists? You can achieve all this and more on our Music and Sound Production programme, which is designed to provide you with an in-depth exploration of music and sound’s role in the convergent media industries of today enabling you to become the professional you want to be. 

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BA (Hons)

Musical Theatre

Musical theatre dazzles, inspires and entertains us. But it’s not all about singalongs and dancing in the aisles, there is business behind the show. Musicals exist as cultural artifacts that have been used to divert us from the pressures of the world and to confront social issues head-on using humour, passion, and pathos.

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BA (Hons)

Popular Music: Production and Performance

Popular Music: Production & Performance provides you the opportunity to learn in industry-standard facilities and be taught by industry practitioners. The programme embraces a practical approach to learning with a balance of practical workshops and lectures, promoting different learning styles.

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Postgraduate Music and Performing Arts COURSES

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"What attracted me to the Acting course at Winchester was that it had a drama school level style and content, but with the vocal and physical training and scene studies in a university setting." Taya, BA (Hons) Acting Student

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