Composition student stories

Conductor of orchestra

Say yes to every music making opportunity you can while at university, even if it’s something a little out of your comfort zone

George Morton BMus Music, MMus Composition and Performance

Our degrees and activities attract students who are interested in an eclectic mix of music, with many going onto varied careers. George studied the undergraduate BMus music course and went onto study MMus Composition and Performance. He now works as a freelance conductor and orchestrator.

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Spotlight on you: Faculty Scholarship recipient, James Thomas

Student success - Fully funded Faculty Scholarship Music Postgraduate study, Winner of the Faculty scholarship award

We had the pleasure of sitting down with James to discuss his recent success at being awarded the Faculty scholarship, as well as his experience of living and studying at Sheffield.

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My Career - Concert and Arts Administration

Katie Williamson 2017

Katie studied the undergraduate BMus music course and went onto study MA Composition at The University of Sheffield. Katie enjoyed the music making opportunities the city had to offer and has started her career working for the local musical organisation, Music in the Round.

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International scholarships

We offer a generous package of financial support for international students, including undergraduate and postgraduate taught scholarships towards the annual tuition fee. Applications are open for existing offer holders.