University of Liverpool
Some recent and current thesis topics include: The structural role of sound and music in videogames; Tyrolean identity and critical regionalism in popular musics; popular music in Chile during the Pinochet years; music and the everyday lives of adults with learning difficulties; towards E.T.A. Hoffmann�s opera aesthetic; rock music in China; musical form and Irish modernist literature: a study of Samuel Beckett�s prose works; local music scenes and the on-line world; popular music in contemporary films of Britain, Spain, and Italy; enquiries and proposals should be sent to Professor Anahid Kassabian with details of proposed research topic.
At least 2.1 Honours degree. A taught Master�s level qualification is an important precursor to research. All applicants for a research degree should send an outline of their proposed topic and a sample of their written academic work with their application. Applicants with an undergraduate degree in Music or other relevant subjects (including joint-Honours degrees with another subject) are encouraged to apply. All applicants will normally be interviewed. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, qualifications accepted include GCSE English; A-level English; language; IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5) in each component); TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.
Various sources, including: Arts and Humanities Research Board, ORS and University scholarships; from time to time, Martha Vidor and Margaret Wethered Research Studentships are available on a yearly (renewable) basis to students working within the School (these are additional to the University�s own studentships).
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 13,196 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 13,196 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MPhil||Part-time||£ 1,199 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|PhD||Part-time||£ 1,199 per Academic year (home fees)||4 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Centre Campus||Liverpool||L3 5PS||North West|
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