University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Musicology and Music Theory

The Department offers a broad range of expertise in musicology, composition and performance, with particular research strengths in: music on stage and screen; early music; music in contemporary culture; other areas of expertise include: the music of South East Asia; globalisation; 19th-century music; music and language; historical performance practice; proposals for postgraduate research in any of the areas familiar to the staff in the Department are welcome.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent qualification, or a Masters degree; evidence of English language proficiency, e.g. IELTS qualification, for those whose 1st language is not English.

Assessment methods

60000-word thesis for the MPhil and 100000 word thesis for the PhD.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,980 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years
MPhil Full-time £ 3,980 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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