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PhD by Composition (Acoustic and electroacoustic)

PhD by Composition (Acoustic and electroacoustic)

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Music Composition

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Composers work independently, under the guidance of an academic supervisor. There are currently seven members of staff at York supervising composition. There are weekly CMRC seminars (Tuesdays 4.00-5.30pm) throughout the academic year. Some of these are presented by visiting composers, others by staff or postgraduate students of the department.

The student run Chimera Ensemble provides a regular public platform for high quality performance of student compositions, and other performance opportunities are ofen provided by the resident ensembles, University Chamber Orchestra, and professional orchestras and ensembles in the region.

Different course options

Full time | University of York | 3 years | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,407

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£21,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Normally a good honours degree in music and an MA in composition. In some instances composers may be accepted for MPhil/PhD directly from a first degree. The chief criterion for acceptance is evidence of a high level of ability and originality in composition.