Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London

Music (Research, Composition, Performance Practice or Sonic Arts)

The department of music has a lively and varied research base, large postgraduate community, active performing tradition and offers a proximity to London's resources; staff research interests are correspondingly diverse and wide-ranging and we offer research supervision in any of these areas of specialism; see staff research interests below for details; students register for 1 of 3 options: thesis in any area of musicology; contemporary music studies; analysis or ethnomusicology (up to 100,000 words for PhD; 60,000 for MPhil); composition: portfolio of compositions, and commentary (20,000 words for PhD, 12,000 words for MPhil); performance practice: full-length recital and related 50,000-word thesis for PhD; lunchtime recital and 30,000-word thesis for MPhil; topics could include areas such as contemporary music studies; ethnomusicology or aspects of historical performance; there is also a viva voce.

Entry requirements

1st degree of at least upper 2nd Class standard/Master's degree in an appropriate subject; graduates in an unrelated field may be considered subject to qualifying examination; applicants may be advised to take an MMus degree before starting research.

Sponsorship information

AHRC.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Goldsmiths, University of London Lewisham SE14 6NW South East

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