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PhD Music Studies degrees

37 universities in the UK offer 48 postgraduate phd music studies degrees.

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Music PhD

Music PhD

Staff and students of the Department of Music pursue research on a wide range of subjects, mainly but not exclusively focused on the music of Asia and Africa. Staff have special interests in the music...Read more
(3.8)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4191 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2096 per year (UK/EU)

Music PhD

Music PhD

The Reid School of Music offers an exciting research environment that combines the theory, history, composition and practice of music with the scientific study of sound. We engage with a broad range of...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2098 per year (UK/EU)

Music PhD

Music PhD

Music at Glasgow has a dynamic, supportive but rigorous research culture with a strong sense of community linked by ideas and practice. If your work is centred on cultural or historical musicology, this...Read more
(4.3)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £2098 per year (UK/EU)

Music PhD

Music PhD

This programmes will enable candidates to pursue advanced, independent research under the guidance of one or two specialist supervisors. Below is a summary of areas of supervision expertise available in the School. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 3 years Full time degree

Music PhD

Music PhD

The research areas for music are: Musicology (including critical and popular musicology, jazz studies); Composition (including electro-acoustic composition); Performance (including conducting and arranging);...Read more
(3.9)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £2098 per year (UK/EU)

Music PhD

Music PhD

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 Recording, we can count...Read more
(4)
  • 48 months Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 96 months Part time degree: £2100 per year (UK/EU)

Music PhD

Music PhD

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
(4.6)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4121 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £2061 per year (UK/EU)

Music PhD

Music PhD

Research degree provides the opportunity to investigate a topic in depth, and contribute new knowledge to your discipline. A PhD involves demonstrating through original research or other advanced scholarship...Read more
(3.9)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2097 per year (UK/EU)

Music PhD

Music PhD

The department has an international reputation for research in Musicology, Ethnomusicology and Composition. We are particularly strong in Western music from the 12th century to the present day, jazz,...Read more
(4.1)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4800 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2400 per year (UK/EU)

Music PhD

Music PhD

As a PhD student you will be expected to make an original contribution to knowledge. The two courses differ in that research at MPhil level represents an extension of existing knowledge, while at PhD...Read more
(5)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £3600 full course fees (UK/EU)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £3995 per year (UK/EU)

Musical Composition PhD

Musical Composition PhD

Music as a creative art form in the 21st century can combine both tradition and innovation, bringing together instruments (some new, some with centuries of history) and the latest in high technology. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • variable - to suit the learner Distance without attendance degree
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4180 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2090 per year (UK/EU)

Music PhD

Music PhD

The research area includes: Composition, Contemporary Art Music and Aesthetics, Early and Contemporary Sonic Arts, Early Modern Music and Scottish Music ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 60 months Part time degree

Music PhD

Music PhD

The course is for applicants interested in researching all areas of music composition, performance and music theatre. Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts are research-intensive subjects at Ulster,...Read more
(3.3)
  • variable - to suit the learner Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £1490 per year (UK/EU)

Creative Music Practice PhD

Creative Music Practice PhD

The PhD in Creative Music Practice is an opportunity for you to pursue practice-led research in the field of music at the highest level. This will involve research that combines textual and musical outputs. ...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2098 per year (UK/EU)

Musicology PhD

Musicology PhD

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 research expertise...Read more
(3.9)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4180 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2090 per year (UK/EU)

Musical Composition PhD

Musical Composition PhD

Composition allows students to explore their creative language and horizons in relationship to contemporary compositional styles and challenges. Each students creative work is developed and guided through supervision. ...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2098 per year (UK/EU)

Music PhD

Music PhD

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
(4.1)
  • 4 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2097.5 per year (UK/EU)

Film, Media And Music PhD

Film, Media And Music PhD

Faculty of Arts and Creative Technologies can offer supervision for a range of research degrees. These include: Art and Design, Digital Design and Technologies, Film, Media and Music, Humanities (PhDs...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree
  • 6 years Part time degree

Music PhD

Music PhD

This course is the highest academic award for which a student can be is programme allows you to explore and pursue a research project built around a substantial piece of work, which has to show evidence...Read more
(3.3)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4165 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2115 per year (UK/EU)

Music PhD

Music PhD

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 psychology was recognised...Read more
(4.2)
  • 4 days Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 7 years Part time degree: £2098 per year (UK/EU)
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