Music Technology

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (RBC) provides a unique context to study music technology.

Not only do you have access to state of the art professional technical facilities, and are taught by a range of leading industry professionals, you are also surrounded by performers, composers and researchers of the very highest quality from across an array of musical disciplines - from classical soloists, through chamber ensembles and orchestras to opera, jazz, folk, electronica and rock.

This provides a rich and vibrant environment to develop recording, production and performance-based projects.

Our courses have an excellent reputation, and our graduates go on to shape the future of the music industry.


Our music technology facilities are some of the best of their kind in the country. All of our studios are capable of recording from any of our concert halls or live rooms.

Studios and equipment

Tutorial staff

We have a variety of tutors and technicians with a wide range of experience who provide specialist teaching and advice within the Music Technology department.

Tutorial staff


Music Technology research at Birmingham Conservatoire is focused around the broad themes of musician-computer interaction and the art of sound recording.

Research opportunities


Find out more about the audition process and requirements for the Music Technology department.

Our courses

BMus (Hons)

The BMus principal study Music Technology is aimed at the creative music producer, and allows you to study Music Technology as your principal subject area within the musical context of a Conservatoire.

BMus (Hons) Music Technology

BSc (Hons) Music Technology

The BSc (Hons) Music Technology is aimed at the technical music producer. It is a course that uniquely combines a significant grounding in technology with the musical accolades associated with a Conservatoire education.

BSc (Hons) Music Technology

Master of Music (MMus)

The MMus principal study Music Technology provides an opportunity to experiment and develop expertise in the creative application of music technologies. Also offered at PgDip or PgCert level.

MMus Music Technology

Staff spotlight

Dr Simon Hall is Head of Music Technology at RBC. He is an active composer, producer, recording engineer and bass trombone player as well as educator.

He has worked across a range of genres in a range of capacities, with artists as diverse as Karlheinz Stockhausen and Johnny Mathis; and organisations ranging from the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra to the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Music courses

We offer a wide range of music performance degree courses and programmes at Birmingham Conservatoire at undergraduate, postgraduate and short course level.

More music courses


We've collated the most common questions we're asked about our Music Technology courses to help answer any immediate questions you might have.​

Frequently asked questions​

Open Days

When possible, the best way to explore what's on offer is to come and see us in person, and we host a number of Open Days throughout the year. Come and be taught by our trailblazing academics and study in our innovative facilities.

Open Days

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