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University of Salford

Music

Research areas include: Musicology (including critical and popular musicology, jazz studies); composition (including electro-acoustic composition); performance (including conducting and arranging); cross-disciplinary approaches to music (music and media, cultural studies etc.).

Entry requirements

A 1st Class or upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree. You should have a 1st degree that provides a foundation in the principles of music. This could include a music degree but also performance arts and other social science and humanities subjects (such as sociology or cultural studies for musicology students). Masters degree is preferred but not essential. However, applicants without a Masters degree should provide evidence of previous research methods training. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully; the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course; 2 forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL). English requirement for non-UK/ EU studentsis an overall IELTS score of at least 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any one element.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 5 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 5 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 years
DMA Full-time October 2016 - 3 years
DMA Part-time October 2016 - 5 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,310 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (England) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,885 per Credit (International) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

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