University of Sussex
Normally a Master's degree or equivalent professional experience in a subject related to the chosen area of research; applicants wishing to take the composition option must produce evidence of compositional ability; English language requirements: IELTS 6.5, with not less than 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in the other sections; internet TOEFL with 90 overall including 24 in speaking and 25 in writing.
All new research students are required to participate in a programme of research training and to take other postgraduate modules that may be recommended by their supervisors. Recent and current PhD projects include: musical alterity and embodied practice (theory/ practice); sonification of the body (theory/practice); sound scores for early avant-garde film (composition); temporality in post-tonal music (composition); the representation of animals in music theatre (theory/practice); the impact of Stravinsky's ballets on conducting techniques in the 20th century (historical musicology).
We offer a PhD in Music, assessed by a written thesis of 80000 words, and an MPhil in Music, assessed by a written thesis of 40000 words.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 12,300 per Year 1 (International)||4 years|
|PhD||Part-time||October 2016||-||6 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 12,300 per Year 1 (International)||3 years|
|MPhil||Part-time||October 2016||-||4 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Sussex House||Brighton||BN1 9RH||South East|
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