36 months
22520 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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You'll study past societies from the late Roman through to the modern period, focusing on political, social and cultural themes. In the History and Music programme from University of Sheffield, you'll be engaged in real research from the beginning of your course, learning to exercise independent judgement, to be critical of accepted opinion and to construct effective arguments. 

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We offer an impressive array of modules, with academic and practical study in most music genres, including classical, pop, jazz, folk and world music. You'll develop your skills as a musician and music researcher, and have the freedom to follow your own interests.

Key Features  

  • As a dual honours student, you'll divide your studies between the Department of History and the Department of Music. 
  • Throughout your History and Music  degree at University of Sheffield , you'll be studying in an environment dedicated to high-quality teaching, world-leading research, and innovative public engagement. We have cutting-edge facilities, including purpose-built music practice rooms, recording studios and music psychology labs. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Empire: From the Ancient World to the Middle Ages
  • Land of Liberty? Rights in the USA, 1776-2016
  • Paths from Antiquity to Modernity
  • The 'Disenchantment' of Early Modern Europe, c. 1570-1770 
  • The Making of the Twentieth Century
  • The Transformation of the United Kingdom, 1800 to the Present

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Levels + additional qualifications | ABB typically including History and Music (or grade 8 Practical (ABRSM/Trinity/Rockshool) + grade 5 Theory (ABRSM/Trinity)) + B in a relavnt EPQ
  • International Baccalaureate | 34, typically with 5 in Higher Level History and Music (or grade 8 Practical (ABRSM/Trinity/Rockschool or equivalent) + grade 5 Theory (ABRSM/Trinity))
  • BTEC | DD in Music + A at A Level typically in History or Classical Civilisation
  • Scottish Highers + 2 Advanced Highers | AAABB + AB typically in History and Music (or grade 8 Practical (ABRSM/Trinity/Rockschool or equivalent) + grade 5 Theory (ABRSM/Trinity)) 
  • Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels | B + AA, typically in History or Classical Civilisation and Music (or grade 8 Practical (ABRSM/Trinity/Rockschool or equivalent) + grade 5 Theory (ABRSM/Trinity))
  • Access to HE Diploma 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22520 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22520 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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