Employment and Graduate Studies

Students who major in Music acquire a broad set of skills enabling them to start a professional career upon graduating, or apply to prestigious graduate programs worldwide in music composition, certain areas in music performance, music technology, musicology and ethnomusicology, or related or intersecting disciplines (e.g., sociocultural anthropology).

  • arts administration
  • composition
  • cultural policy
  • education
  • electronic music performance
  • music and arts journalism
  • music and entertainment law
  • music performance
  • music production
  • music publishing
  • music/sound design for film and theater
  • non-profit or industry research
  • sound art
  • sound engineering
  • sound design
  • sound recording

The Career Development Center at NYU Abu Dhabi works with students to help improve interpersonal skills, find internship and job opportunities, and prepare for graduate school.

Doors Open with a NYUAD Degree 

Our alumni leave NYUAD with jobs and graduate schools lined up for them.

My Favorite Course in Music

Course Spotlight

As a singer-songwriter, this course was essential to me since we widely covered the different tools available to modern music production.