What will I learn?

Take your first steps towards becoming a skilled creative music artist with one of our three CertHE courses. As part of the Academy of Music and Theatre Arts, you'll learn from industry professionals and have access to our cutting-edge facilities and performance spaces.As a CertHE student you'll get to explore your passion and develop professional skills within the stimulating creative environment of the Academy of Music and Theatre Arts.Our one-year CertHE courses give you the opportunity to explore your artistic identity, while creating and collaborating within our purpose-built professional performance venue. Whether you choose Music CertHE, Popular Music CertHE or Creative Music Technology CertHE, you'll be supported by industry professionals to explore a range of contemporary music practices and contexts and develop your specialist skills. Our Creative Music Technology CertHE is suitable if you want to explore composition, music production and sound design while growing as an artist and musician.Once you have successfully completed your chosen CertHE course, you can apply to join the second year of the equivalent honours degree at Falmouth University on your chosen subject of BA(Hons) Music, BA(Hons) Popular Music or BA(Hons) Creative Music Technology. You will: Develop and nurture your specialist practice Communicate via sound and music in collaboration with others Gain key insights into the music industry and understand the requirements to succeed in a variety of roles Explore sound and music practices as they evolve within ever-changing audio cultures Examine the contexts and culture in which artists and musicians work, to better understand and critically question the relationship between music, sound, noise and culture Engage with various theoretical concepts to form critical theories and reflect on your own practice Acquire the fundamental set of skills and knowledge needed to work in the sound and music industries Study modules tailored to your chosen subject Whichever course you choose, you'll find a wealth of teaching experience, technical support and industry links that will provide you with the opportunity to progress your creative ambitions.

Which department am I in?

The Academy of Music and Theatre Arts

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

12 September 2022


Penryn Campus

Penryn Campus,

Treliever Road,


Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly,

TR10 9EZ, England

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.