Canterbury College - Music
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Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities

Musicians, producers, sound engineers and record label owners have all started their careers at Canterbury College – you could be next. 

Our lecturers are all active in the music industry and help students develop the skills and professional links to start a career. Students spend time learning the latest technology-based techniques.

You can take advantage of small group and individual instrumental and vocal lessons as part of the curriculum.

  • Composer/Musician
  • Studio Engineer
  • Music Producer
  • Music Teacher
  • Live Sound Engineer

We have five fully equipped rehearsal rooms, two recording studios and post-production rooms. Aspiring producers can develop their skills on industry-standard applications including Logic X, Ableton and Sibelius.

BRIT Kids at Canterbury College is one of our newest partnership schools. Hosted at Canterbury College,  BRIT kids offers classes in Theatre, Dance, Singing, Art Club, Digital Design and Film Making.

Students at Canterbury College benefit from 10% off all weekend classes at BRIT Kids.

Find out more here.

Career Prospects

Example: Musicians

 Annual pay
£17,680 - £32,760
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.

Across the UK the workforce is projected to expand by 24% over the period to 2027, adding 12,200 jobs. In the same period, 71% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 36,377 job openings.

Role description

Musicians write, arrange, orchestrate, conduct and perform musical compositions.

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Entry requirements

Our entry requirements allow any student to apply enrol and progress in their studies with us to achieve their full potential.

You will apply for your chosen pathway and at the interview you can discuss what entry criteria you need for each level.

Once you have your GCSEs we can ensure you are enrolled on the best level for you to progress and succeed at College.

Please see our Group entry requirements

What's next?

Step 1 - Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 - Interview

We will contact you with appropriate options for conducting your interview, either online or in person.

At your interview, we will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. It is also your opportunity to make sure that the pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Courses at Canterbury College

If you know exactly which course and level you need to apply for, or want more information, please select from the options below:

Need more help?

Our advice and guidance team can be contacted to help you understand your next steps at College.

Why people love Music

Fantastic Facilities

Fantastic Facilities

Music students have access to studios which have industry standard equipment, allowing them to experience working within the industry. We have five fully equipped rehearsal rooms, two recording studios and post-production rooms.

Music performances

Music performances

Regular performances in our Lanfranc Theatre give our students the real gig experience.

Industry Visits

Industry Visits

Music students gained fantastic industry experience from Seaview Studio who ran an interactive workshop. 

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111