School of Music

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An evening view of The Great Hall at the University of Leeds.
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Our reputation

Find out more about why the School of Music is a great place to study and work

Exterior of School of Music building

Coronavirus (covid-19)

The health and wellbeing of our staff, students and visitors are our priority. Keep updated with the University's information and advice.

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Courtyard outside Michael Sadler Building showing the Sign for Art sculpture  (Stelae 2014
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International Concert Series

The Concert Series plays an important role in the cultural life on the University campus and in the city region.

Centenary hall, with piano in the centre of the hall
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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 will host events for the Competition in 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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for Arts and Humanities

QS World University Rankings by subject 2021

Top 20

For Music in the UK

Complete University Guide 2022


student experience

Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018