Music

Do you have a love for music? Can you play an musical instrument? Then a career within the Music Industry could be for you. The music courses at Barnfield give you the opportunity to be original, innovative and to explore your creativity.

Based at: New Bedford Road Campus

The sector offers a range of challenging and stimulating career paths. It is a competitive industry, so to succeed you will need to be hard-working and committed but it will be worth it. Imagine seeing a project from start to finish, from the concept to the end result – that’s what this sector is all about.

Based at our New Bedford Road Campus you will have access to a wide range of facilities from practice rooms through to recording suites.


For all Higher Education courses please see the HE page.

All HE courses are validated by Pearson and University Arts London Accreditation


Job Roles:

  • Musical composition
  • Music Technology
  • Music Theory
  • Producing a musical recording
  • Teaching
  • Specialist industry areas

Case Study

Jordan Belshaw an ex-student who studied on the BTEC Extended Diploma in Music Technology between 2008-2010 at Barnfield College, before graduating from Bucks New University in 2013, is now employed as a Sound & Audio Technician, dealing with Front Of House, Monitors and Systems Management. He works at Eighth Day Sound, a company that specializes in global sound and audio services for touring acts, festivals, special events, educational events & corporate meetings.

His most recent live work has been for several high profile music acts such as Mark Ronson @ Glastonbury Festival 2015, Drake, Rise Against, Wolf Alice, Axwell & Ingrosso and Alt. J. www.8thdaysound.com

For more information please contact Student Services on 01582 569569

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