University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Musicology

Research interests include: Medieval and renaissance song; English Baroque music; Baroque music theory and performance practice; Handel; Beethoven and his contemporaries; music in 19th-century German thought and culture (Mendelssohn; Schumann); 20th-century music; 20th-century symphony; opera; composition; electroacoustic music; ethnomusicology.

Entry requirements

Applicants require: PhD: a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree plus a Master's qualification in a related subject area, or its overseas equivalent; MPhil: a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours in a related subject area, or its overseas equivalent; IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 575 (paper-based) or 233 (computer-based) or GCSE English grade C.

Sponsorship information

British and EU students intending to take a research degree (MPhil or PhD) in the School are eligible to apply for support from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). AHRC grants are competitive and provide payment of tuition fees and a maintenance stipend for UK students, and tuition fees (and a maintenance stipend, subject to eligibility criteria) for EU students. Please see the School website for further details. The School also offers a limited number of bursaries and studentships on a competitive basis, details of which will be posted on the School website as soon as they are available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (England) 72 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 72 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Scotland) 72 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Wales) 72 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 36 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (EU) 72 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 72 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 72 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 72 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 72 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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Key information

Contact: 
PHD School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Telephone number: 
0161 275 3559