Entry requirements

You'll need a 2:1 in music or a combined degree with a substantial music component.

Other qualifications may be acceptable depending on your background.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Engage with a range of specialist areas including Mozart, music of the classical period, Renaissance music, music and visual culture, eighteenth and nineteenth-century style, the concerto genre and the Broadway musical. You'll explore themes such as gender, musical philosophy and culture, the creative process, performance and reception, using a range of methodologies to understand how music is created, disseminated and received.

As well as musicological modules, you may take modules in other areas of the curriculum such as performance, music psychology and world music. Your main assessment will be in the form of an extended dissertation on a topic of your choice, for which you'll receive individual supervision throughout the academic year.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

For more information about entry requirements for international students, please visit https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/applying/postgraduate-taught

Fees and funding

University and faculty funding is available each year. The closing date for applications is mid-January. The department has a small number of tuition studentships available. The closing date for these is the end of April.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
music-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 0495