London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

This course provides the technical expertise and conceptual understanding needed to build a career in the making and maintenance of the guitar family of instruments. Workshop modules will teach you how to build quality instruments and you'll be encouraged to experiment with design and even prototype innovative projects. The course also includes the opportunity to study musical instrument history, design, acoustics and technical drawing. Most graduates enter the music industry and many enjoy careers rising to senior and influential positions in the industry, both in the UK and abroad. Many graduates have found work as instrument makers, repairers, restorers and conservators in established businesses or on a self'employed basis. The programme is also excellent preparation for further research or study. Added value: There are also workshops for repairing, regulating and restoring a range of musical instruments.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • Course specific