No. 6 for Music in the UK for research excellence


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

Undergraduate Open Days

Undergraduate Open Days

Find out about the vibrant music department, the unique facilities and the diverse undergraduate courses available. Tour the University campus and chat with course tutors and student ambassadors.

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Feedback Loops: Art and Music

Museums Sheffield collaborated with the University of Sheffield’s Concert Series and Dr Tim Shephard, to animate artworks in live performance.

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Sheffield: Music City

We’re located in one of the UK's most musical cities with dozens of major venues ranging across all music genres, festivals and a great live music scene to explore.

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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.

Distance Learning courses> Undergraduate courses> Foundation Year> Postgraduate 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.

PhD study> Our research> Research seminars> Audience Research in the Arts Conference 3-5 July>
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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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