School of Music

Autumn Open Days 2023

Saturday 14 October

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Explore our facilities

Enhance your learning through our specialist, purpose-built facilities.

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BA students who are part of the School of Music's Band Project performing in the Rehearsal Hall. Some are playing instruments and others singing.
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Take a tour

Join School rep, Georgie, on a tour of our building and its facilities.

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School of Music rep, Georgie, who is sat at a piano in one of the practice rooms rehearsing a piece of music. Georgie is looking down at the piano.
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Masters scholarships

Find out more about a range of funding to support your studies.

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School of Music

The School of Music is one of the largest music departments in the UK and we welcome undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers from across the world every year.

We have over 25 members of staff with a wide range of specialisms and interests, and a rotating cast of instrumental and vocalist teachers.

We have All-Steinway status, enriching the experience of our students and attracting performers and academics from across the globe.

We work with organisations across the city and the country to deliver outstanding events for students, staff and the public.

The University is the Principal Partner for the Leeds International Piano Competition and hosted events for the Competition in 2021.

The School of Music is actively working to build a diverse and inclusive school community that supports all staff and students. Our Equality and Inclusion Lead is Dr Johnathan Price. Acess staff and student resources and find out more about our current projects. 


for Arts and Humanities

QS World University Rankings by subject 2023


for Music in the UK

Complete University Guide by subject 2023


"world leading" or "internationally excellent"

Submitted impact case studies - REF 2021

Studying with us

During your time with as an undergraduate student you’ll experience a wide range of opportunities in which you can express your creativity, intellect and emotions.

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As a postgraduate student you’ll experience research-based teaching on one of our six masters courses, and work alongside academics who are leaders in their fields.

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During your PhD you can experience a supportive, stimulating and challenging research environment alongside academics who share your passion for your subject.

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