University of Liverpool

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.

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Assessment methods

Sponsorship information

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 Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years
MPhil Full-time - 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

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