48% of Music's research is judged world-leading (4*), the 4th highest of any Music submission in the UK.
We are delighted to announce that the Department of Music has maintained an impressively high level in the results of the Research Excellence Framework, announced today.
Music at the University of Sheffield is ranked in the top 6 Music Departments nationally on overall score. 84% of our submitted research was judged to be world-leading or internationally significant, and our environment and impact scores were also impressively high across the board.
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We're independently ranked among the top music departments in the UK, for both research and the wider student experience. Our students excel at their chosen specialisms in performance, composition, musicology, ethnomusicology, psychology of music, music management and sound recording, and engage with our community in Sheffield through music.
In the 2014 National Student Survey (NSS), Sheffield’s Department of Music has been awarded 100% overall satisfaction by our recent graduates (read more).