University of Kent
Music (Research, Composition or Performance)
Please note this programme is under review.
This course explores creative, cultural and theoretical aspects of music and its related technologies and also have the opportunity to work collaboratively with practitioners from other arts subjects.
A 2.1 UK Bachelor's degree in music or equivalent; or comparable professional experience.
Research areas include: Music and meaning; popular music; late 18th-century music; music analysis; ethnomusicology; popular music; the anthropology of sound and music; ecomusicology; music and well-being; composition (instrumental and electroacoustic); laptop performance; musical gesture; composition; sonic art; acousmatic music and video; concert music; cross-arts collaboration (film, fine art and contemporary dance); computer music; electro-acoustic composition; writing for amateurs; post-disciplinary artistic practice; the score: notation as drawing; touch as a way to engage, experience, explore and effect music; sound and visual art; performance art; moving image; electroacoustic music; time and timescale perception; psychoacoustics and sound perception; spatial sound; acoustic communication and soundscape ecology.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||September 2016||-||3 years|
|PhD||Part-time||September 2016||-||6 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Medway Campus||Chatham||ME4 4AG||South East|
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