Music PhD: Staff members’ research is characterised by an emphasis on composition, performance, and the interface between the two.
At Canterbury Christ Church University we offer three routes to a PhD:
A PhD in Film, Media and Music will often incorporate a practice based element and require the production of a portfolio of creative works. These will be disseminated at conferences and...Read more
Music at Glasgow has a dynamic, supportive but rigorous research culture with a strong sense of community linked by ideas and practice.
Music PhDs at Glasgow comprise a process of research...Read more
Studying PhD Music at the University of Plymouth will immerse you in a world of cutting-edge research under the umbrella of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research. ...Read more
Why choose this course
Surrey is a respected authority in sound technology and musical research. Thanks to our renowned expertise in musicology and composition, and the prestige of the Institute of Sound...Read more
This course does not have a modular outline. Each student receives close supervision on an individual and original project, which has the potential to make a new and substantial contribution to the field. ...Read more
Why choose this course?
The aim of our research programmes is to give each student the best possible foundation from which to launch further research and career development. We help our students to develop...Read more
The main aims of the programme are: The creation and interpretation of new knowledge through original research or other advanced scholarship, or of a quality to satisfy peer review, extend the forefront...Read more
Musicology PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)
The Music Department offers promising candidates the opportunity to carry out research in one of the most dynamic institutions in Britain, with access to outstanding facilities. Our staff include composers,...Read more
The Department of Music is an internationally renowned, research-driven environment for musical study and practice. Our research outlook is both cosmopolitan and international. The Research Excellence...Read more
Benefit from an experienced team of research-active scholars and industry practitioners who can offer supervision across a range of topics. Staff specialisms include: gender and ageing in popular music;...Read more
Musical Composition PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)
The research degree in composition aims to foster your skills as you navigate an exciting new musical world, which combines tradition and innovation, bringing together instruments and the latest in high technology. ...Read more
The Goldsmiths’ Department of Music has a lively and varied research base, large postgraduate community, active performing tradition, and offers proximity to London’s resources. Staff research interests...Read more
The Department of Music is consistently rated as one of the top research departments in the UK with an international reputation of high distinction. We offer postgraduate research opportunities...Read more
About our programmes
Music at Hull has a long-standing history of high quality research. Our internationally excellent and world-leading research in popular music, jazz studies, sonic arts, and music...Read more
The Department is at the forefront of current research and postgraduate teaching across music styles and repertoires from a wide variety of critical perspectives. From 19th Century classical music to...Read more
Our PhD Music (Composition) programme will see you produce a portfolio of compositions and a written commentary under the supervision of our academics. You will be assigned a research panel consisting...Read more