The College of Music.

Welcome to WaterBear

With a commitment to smaller class sizes, flexible course delivery and one-to-one mentoring, WaterBear represents a fresh approach to Higher Education. Based in the heart of Brighton, we offer a range of music degree and master's courses designed for today's musicians. Take a look and find out why we've become one of the fastest growing music colleges in the UK. WaterBear is a College of Falmouth University, the specialist Higher Education provider for the creative industries.

Our Courses

We are world leaders in on-site, online, and blended learning for musicians. Our BA (Hons) and Master’s courses are internationally recognised and approved by Falmouth University.

MA Music Entrepreneur

Sharpen your commercial edge. Study online or with a blend of on-site and online activity. It’s up to you.

BA (Hons) Electronic Music and Business*

Hone your skills. Produce great music. Learn all you need for life as an electronic music artist.

BA (Hons) Career Musician

For independent, self-motivated musicians who want to thrive, not just survive.

Open Days

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Scholarships

In 2021, we're proud to offer the Royal Blood Scholarship and the Carl Cox Scholarship Award to support deserving students throughout their studies at WaterBear. Applications are open until Friday 20th August.

Royal Blood Scholarship

The scholarship will cover all tuition fees for one deserving student throughout their degree at WaterBear.

Carl Cox Scholarship Award

The scholarship award will consist of musical equipment to the value of £15,000 to help one deserving student throughout their degree at WaterBear.

Tutors and Departments

WaterBear Tutors have top-level music industry experience. Simply put, we've got your back.

Blog

WaterBear presents: Indie Dance Free Sample Pack
WaterBear are pleased to present a new series of downloadable sample packs, with our first release containing samples from the Indie Dance Genre.
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How to play guitar like the Black Keys
You’re a drunkard. You feel hopelessly depressed, you’ve put on 25 pounds and the music […]
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How to play guitar like BB King
It’s a smoky, wet paved night in the windy city of Chicago. November 21st 1964 […]
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How to use Snapchat to promote your music
I know what you are thinking. As your eyes cross the softly lit screen processing the words above, “foolish […]
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How to promote your music on Instagram
As per usual, I was late to the party. Beautiful people mingling, trending political and […]
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News

Toolroom Records Show T&Cs
T&C's for Toolroom Records' club night at the WaterBear venue.
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WIN A 1-1 WITH CHRIS BUCK
Competition to win a 1-1 with the one and only Chris Buck!
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WaterBear Presents Yonaka
WaterBear | The College of Music are giving you an amazing and unique chance to […]
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WaterBear presents Orchards
WaterBear | The College of Music are giving you an amazing and unique chance to […]
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WaterBear Presents The Totemist
WaterBear | The College of Music are giving you an amazing and unique chance to […]
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