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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year FT / 2 years PT

About the course

Explore how music is created, disseminated and received. This course draws on a range of methodologies and disciplines.

Course description

  • Benefit from a thriving international centre for Musicology
  • Research seminars featuring world leaders in musicology and major international conferences in the field.
  • Develop the skills required for careers such as artistic direction, journalism, working with orchestras or opera houses, librarianship or academia.
  • An ideal grounding for further research in musicology at doctoral level

This course gives you a wide-ranging introduction to advanced musicological study. Our breadth of expertise in the Department of Music means that you can engage with a range of specialist areas, including:

  • Mozart
  • music of the classical period
  • Renaissance music
  • music and visual

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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.

English language requirements:
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course Content

Where is University of Sheffield


Student Profile(s)

Ben Redmayne

I feel I have grown and developed as an academic during my MA at Sheffield. The support and encouragement from the staff is exceptional and I believe I am now more than equipped to move on to a PhD thanks to this course.


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