Distance Learning Student Stories

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Charles Bryars Organ Scholarship winner

Carol Ditner-Wilson PGT Student

Carol studied on the MA in Transcultural and Traditional Music studies from 2021 - 2023 and was awarded the Charles Bryars Organ Scholarship to support her with her studies.

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Studying Transcultural and Traditional Music Studies

Alexandre Hurr Distance Learning

Alexandre studies on the part-time masters course, pursuing his interest of traditional and world music. The distance learning option gives him the opportunity to study at a time that suits him, making the course accessible alongside his other commitments.

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My Experience: Studying Traditional and World Music

Karen Tsao MA Traditional and World Music

Karen studied on the Traditional and World Music distance learning course, graduating in 2018, and is now undertaking a project on Brazilian Choros which evolved from her dissertation project during the programme.

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Music Alumni wins culture and creativity award

Marie-Christinne Clarisse MA in Transcultural and Traditional Music Studies

Marie-Christinne studied on the MA in Traditional and World Music course in 2014 and has since been awarded the Study UK Alumni Award 2022 in the 'Culture and Creativity' category. This outstanding achievement recognises Marie-Cristinne's work of music and art in education and social work in Mauritius.

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My Experience: Studying by distance learning

Kate Wareham MA Music in Education, performance and wellbeing

Kate studied on the Music Education distance learning course, graduating in 2017. She is now working towards a PhD and hoping to combine her academic research and previous professional activities within the charity sector. Read more about her thoughts on studying by distance learning...

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Distance Learning: My Experience

Cassandra White Music Psychology in Education, Performance and Wellbeing

Cassandra chose the distance learning course at Sheffield so she could continue to work aboard while developing her knowledge in the field of music education.

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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.