Welcome to the UCC School of Music, Media and Performing Arts; a hub of creativity. Being successful means being multi-skilled, focused and entrepreneurial. That’s the kind of student profile we are looking for.
Imagination and innovation form the foundation of the world’s booming creative economies. With your future employability as a versatile and highly-skilled musician at the core of what we do, we will help hone your skills and encourage you to become an adaptive and reflective practitioner.
We are an active partner with the many arts organisations in and around Essex, working closely with Essex Music Education Hub, the Roman River Festival, BBC Essex, Colchester Arts Centre, the Headgate Theatre and the Mercury Theatre to ensure you gain real-world employment experiences. As a student, you will benefit from performing at venues close-by, such as the Soundhouse, the Headgate Theatre, the Mercury Theatre and festivals at Castle Park, helping to build your experience, portfolio and future employability.
Creativity and innovation are cornerstones of the world’s flourishing creative economies. Acquiring up-to-date technical and creative skills are essential to prepare you for a career in this competitive, exciting and ever-expanding sector.
The School of Digital Media is an active partner with the many creative organisations in and around Essex, working closely with The Games Hub at the Knowledge Gateway, BBC Essex and FILM Suffolk.
Your future success as a confident performer or theatre technician is central to our programmes.
We are an active partner with many arts organisations in and around Essex, working in partnership with the Mercury Theatre, the Headgate Theatre and the Dance Network Association. Industry agents and West End performers are regularly invited to help develop confidence (and professional connections), and refine your skills so you stand out and flourish in the competitive creative world.
Our illustrious alumni are making waves in the industry and we look forward to the day you will do the same.