About your course

The Music Composition programme consists of the following courses (also referred to as ‘pathways’ or ‘awards’):

  • Songwriting & Music Production
  • Music Composition & Technology for Film & Games

Welcome to the School of Creative Arts

This video will give you a quick taste of life in the School of Creative Arts and some key tips for your first week at Herts.

Friendly faces

Here are three people who are integral to the running of your course. If you spot them in the corridors, feel free to stop and chat with them – they’re here to help!

Amanda Paley-Menzies

Amanda Paley-Menzies

Programme Leader
The person in charge of running your course


Hitesh Jethwa

Student Administrator
The person in charge of the administration of your course


Rob Phillips

Senior Technical Officer
The person in charge of your course’s facilities and equipment

Useful Links

Joining Herts

General advice for your first days at Herts

Creative Arts Toolkit

Our one-stop website for School information

Exchange Community

Our very own creative social network

Herts Mobile

Download the Herts Mobile app to help you move around campus

Student Support

Some key services to help you make the most of your time at the University

Getting to campus

Click here to find the best routes to campus by road or rail

Getting online

Until you have registered, you won’t be able to use the University’s wi-fi networks. In the meantime, you can connect free via The Cloud

Join us online