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We're independently ranked among the top music departments in the UK, for both research and the wider student experience. Our students excel at their chosen specialisms in performance, composition, musicology, ethnomusicology, psychology of music, music management and sound recording, and engage with our community in Sheffield through music.

Study with us imageStudy with us

With great course options, superb facilities and a friendly atmosphere, music students love Sheffield.

Undergraduate study
Postgraduate degrees
Music in the Community

Orchestra imageConcerts and events

Our department buzzes with activity all year round. Keep your diary up to date here.

Music making and concerts
News and events

Facilities imageYour facilities

Our students enjoy exceptional studio space and equipment for rehearsal and recording.

About the department
Music library
The Soundhouse studio

research imageResearch

Eighty per cent of our research is classified as either 'internationally excellent' or 'world-leading'.

Research activity
Our research areas
Research seminars