University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Music

This programme requires completion of a major, original research project. It is supported by individual supervision (or joint supervision if research is on multiple disciplinary perspectives) and by the departmental and University research training programmes. Weekly research seminars and occasional graduate research days provide further input.

Entry requirements

A Master's or Master of music degree.

Course modules

Research areas include: creative and performance studies; critical musicology and music theory; ethnomusicology and traditional music; historical musicology; psychology of music.

Assessment methods

Work in music technology with portfolio; research findings are presented for examination in 1 of these 3 formats: dissertation (MPhil: 50000words; PhD: 70000 words); a portfolio of compositions (accompanied by a commentary of 10000 words); or performance (accompanied by a dissertation).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Music
Telephone number: 
0114 222 0470