Innovative BA (Hons) and Master’s degrees.

Designed for today’s independent musicians.

With a commitment to smaller class sizes, flexible course delivery and one-to-one mentoring, WaterBear represents a fresh approach to Higher Education. With a range of on-site, blended learning and flexible online degrees, our focus on the independent musician is second to none. Take a look at our music degree courses and find out why we’re one of the fastest growing music colleges in the UK. Awarded and internationally recognised by 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.

BA (Hons) Career Musician

You are an independent, self-motivated musician who wants to thrive, not just survive.

BA (Hons) Electronic Music and Business

Produce great music. Hone your skills. Forge your career.

MA Music Entrepreneur

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

Open Days

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The Royal Blood 2021 Scholarship

One musician. One scholarship. This September.

Why WaterBear?

Tardigrade (AKA Water Bear)

  • Micro-animal that is found everywhere, in all extreme climates
  • The most resilient creature known to humanity. Survives and adapts to its surroundings
  • This resilience and ability to adapt and survive inspires us in everything we do