This Music MPhil and PhD programmes enable you to pursue advanced research in the areas of classical, popular, world, contemporary, early, folk and traditional music through a range of approaches. These include practice-based research, and musicological and theoretical inquiry. Practice-based research focuses on composition, performance and improvisation. Areas of musicological and theoretical inquiry can include the following approaches: cultural and critical; historiographic; ethnomusicological; music analytical; philosophical and aesthetic.
A 2.1 Honours degree or international equivalent and a Master's degree. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5, with 6.5 in writing, or equivalent.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Part-time||September 2016||-||36 months|
|PhD||Full-time||September 2016||-||72 months|
|PhD||Part-time||January 2017||-||36 months|
|PhD||Full-time||January 2017||-||72 months|
|MPhil||Full-time||September 2016||-||12 months|
|MPhil||Part-time||September 2016||-||24 months|
|MPhil||Full-time||January 2017||-||12 months|
|MPhil||Part-time||January 2017||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Campus||Newcastle upon Tyne||NE1 7RU||North East|
Postgraduate Secretary in Music, School of Arts and Cultures
0191 208 6525