WaterBear offers BA (Hons) degree and master's courses made for today's musicians, artists and industry professionals. We’re about smaller class sizes, flexible course delivery, bespoke one-to-one mentoring and exclusive work experience and career development opportunities. We’re based in the heart of Brighton, one of the UK’s most exciting cities for music and the arts. We also have a range of online distance learning courses too. WaterBear is a College of Falmouth University, a pioneer in creative industries education, entrepreneurship and innovation.
Our BA (Hons) music degree courses can be studied on site, or fully online via distance learning. Blended learning options are also available on our master’s programmes. All courses are approved and awarded by Falmouth University.
Our Open Days are relaxed and informal and provide you with the opportunity to find out everything you need to know about WaterBear. You’ll be able to ask questions, chat with staff and students and experience the unique college environment for yourself. Click the link below to find out more and book your place.
Being at WaterBear is about more than just being a music student at uni. It’s a way of life. It’s about being immersed in music, in a place where you’re supported to grow artistically and professionally. And we’re located in the heart of Brighton, one of the UK’s greatest cities for music, arts and nightlife.
We are very proud to partner with some of the biggest names in music to offer various Scholarship awards and free course places. We also offer a range of bursaries to help students fund their studies and activities at WaterBear.
We regularly visit schools and colleges around the UK, offering free workshops with help and advice for young musicians and artists. If you know of a school or college who’d like a visit from WaterBear, click the link below to find out how it works.
Want to know about our BA (Hons) music degree and master’s courses in more detail? The latest 2022 WaterBear Prospectus is available to order. Just fill out the form and we’ll get one sent to you.
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