12 months
26200 GBP/year
13000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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We combine theory with live projects to give you a real taste of what it takes to succeed in music management. The Music Management course at University of Sheffield brings together experts from our music department and management school, and from the creative and cultural industries. 

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Taught by the Department of Music and the Management School, our Music Management programme at University of Sheffield allows you to specialise in your areas of interest while gaining insight into the principles and strategies of management across the creative industries. 

It’s suitable for those looking to launch a management career in the music industry and for music creators wishing to enhance their prospects of success. 

Key Features  

  • As the music industries are rapidly changing, private and public sector organisations are looking for graduates who can bring a high degree of flexibility and critical insight, which are transferable skills that are taught throughout the programme.
  • Sheffield is a city with a thriving music and cultural scene, so practical work is embedded within the course to allow students to gain skills and an understanding of working for local and national arts organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Strategic planning for music business clients
  • Principles of Music Management 
  • Fundraising management: sponsorship, philanthropy and the state
  • Branding
  • Cultural and Creative Entrepreneurship
  • Staging Music in Theory and Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You'll need a 2:1 in music or a combined degree with a substantial music component. 
  • Degrees in other related subjects may be acceptable depending on your background. 
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
  • We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26200 GBP/year
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  • National

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 12 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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