The Department of Music was first to pioneer postgraduate online music courses in the UK. It offers an excellent range of part-time distance learning options that you can complete online, at home, when it suits you.
Our online learning programmes are taught by academic staff that also deliver campus based programmes, as well as by distance learning specialists, and no distinction is made in terms of certification between a campus based or online learning award.
Distance Learning FAQ
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Our online learning courses are designed to allow you to study exciting subjects from anywhere in the world.
Meet Vanessa, a student on the MA Psychology for Musicians* (Distance Learning). Vanessa chose this distance learning masters because it gives her the freedom to work full-time while furthering her education. Watch the video to hear more about her experience at Sheffield.
* MA Psychology for Musicians has been renamed as MA Music Psychology in Education, Performance and Wellbeing.
For information on Remote Location options for PhD study please see the following page.
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Sheffield is a research university with a global reputation for excellence. We're a member of the Russell Group: one of the 24 leading UK universities for research and teaching.