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

One of the best universities in the world

Our position has risen in the latest QS World University Rankings. We're in the top 100 as a result of our excellent teaching, outstanding research and international reputation.

Why we're in the top 9%>
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.

More about Fay Hield>

Visit Us

Come and see why we're the number one university in the Russell Group for student experience.

Book a place>
<
>

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>
image of student and tutor

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> Audience study set to boost contemporary arts in the UK>
SPARC Sheffield Performer & Audience Research Centre

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>
Subways performance image