36 months
21450 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This dual honours English and Music degree at University of Sheffield allows you to pursue your creative and critical passions across the arts.

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Through English, you'll foster your love of literature, film, theatre, creative writing and more. You'll explore literary cultures from the medieval to the present day, engaging with diverse texts and media from all over the world. You can pursue either an English literature or an English language pathway, or take modules from both areas.

Key Features 

  • The music side of your English and Music degree from University of Sheffield  is carefully designed to develop your skills as a musician and music researcher. We offer academic and practical study in most music genres, including classical, pop, jazz, folk and world music. 
  • Our curriculum is spread across seven different areas - performance, composition, musicology, ethnomusicology, music psychology, musical industries and music technology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Early Englishes 
  • Contemporary Literature 
  • Early American Literature 
  • Shakespeare 
  • History of English 
  • Practical Stylistics 

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 | BBB, including Music or Grade 8 Practical (ABRSM/Trinity/Rockshool) + Grade 5 Theory (ABRSM/Trinity) + B in a relevant EPQ
  • International Baccalaureate | 33, including 5 in Higher Level Music or Grade 8 Practical (ABRSM/Trinity/Rockschool) + Grade 5 theory (ABRSM/Trinity)
  • BTEC | DDD in Music
  • Scottish Highers + 1 Advanced Higher | AAABB + B in Music or Grade 8 practical (ABRSM/Trinity/Rockschool or equivalent) + Grade 5 theory (ABRSM/Trinity)
  • Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels | B + AB, including Music (or Grade 8 Practical (ABRSM/Trinity/Rockschool or equivalent) + Grade 5 theory (ABRSM/Trinity))
  • Access to HE Diploma | 60 credits overall in a relevant subject with 45 at level 3 including Distinctions in 30 credits, + Merits in 15 credits
  • Mature students - explore other routes for mature students

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21450 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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