We're a centre for world-leading research and inspirational teaching in music.

Inspirational Academics

Inspirational Academics

As well as her burgeoning performance career, Dr Fay Hield is lecturer in Ethnomusicology and Music Management at the University of Sheffield. She teaches a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules.

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An extraordinary student expererience

We're the number one university in the Russell Group for student experience. Our Students' Union came top for the ninth year running.

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Top 100 University

In both the 2015 QS World University Rankings and 2015-16 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

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Study with us

Study with us and apply theory to real world solutions. We combine performance, fieldwork and fantastic facilities to enrich your learning experience.

Undergraduate courses> Foundation Year> Postgraduate courses> Distance Learning courses>
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Research environment

With projects ranging from Björk’s Biophilia to the use of music in dementia care, our world-class research has the power to influence the way music is created and used globally.

Our research> Research seminars> Sound Art competition successes 2016>
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A world of opportunity

Start pursuing your dream career with us. Take part in a reconstruction of a long-lost Broadway musical or develop your employability skills with our Music in the City project.

Careers> Music in the Community> Reconstructing musicals>
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