Cardiff University

Cardiff University


Topics available for research include: aesthetics and philosophy of music, ethnomusicology (African, Celtic and Islamic), and historical musicology (including contemporary British music, Czech music c 1850-1930, music and musical life in Vienna 1750-1830, music and aesthetic debate in the 18th century, opera in France in the 19th century, music and society in 19th century Britain, performance practice, Polish music from Chopin to Lutowslawski, popular music, Stravinsky, and post-war French music).

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd class Honours degree, or equivalentm in music, especially in the fields of historical musicology, music aesthetics, theory and analysis, plus a taught Master's degree involving music; evidence of appropriate skills in written and spoken English is required, plus foreign language skills (if relevant).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 4,062 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MPhil Full-time £ 4,062 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MPhil Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

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029 208 70084