University of York

University of York

Music

The course offers postgraduate opportunities to individuals who prefer to study independently rather than through classroom teaching, working under the close supervision of an expert in their field. This is a research degree, not a taught course programme, and applicants will need to have a clearly-focussed research proposal in their given area in order to be considered for admission to the research MA. Supervision and tutorial meetings are held on either a weekly or fortnightly basis throughout the academic year and by arrangement over the summer vacation. There is also an opportunity for all MA by Research students to interact with one another: the MA Research Forum. Meeting on Wednesday mornings, this is a discussion group that engages with common themes, such as issues of writing about music, while offering the opportunity for individual students to present aspects of their research topics to the larger group. Students are also encouraged to attend the weekly Research Seminar series (on Wednesday afternoons) where invited speakers, staff members and PhD students give presentations about their latest work, and there are opportunities to meet other postgraduate researchers.

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,228 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,228 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,228 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,228 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,228 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 15,320 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,114 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,114 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,114 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,114 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 7,660 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,114 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,228 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,228 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time April 2017 GBP 15,320 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,228 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,228 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,228 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,114 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,114 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time April 2017 GBP 7,660 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,114 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,114 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,114 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Full-time July 2017 GBP 4,228 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time July 2017 GBP 4,228 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time July 2017 GBP 15,320 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time July 2017 GBP 4,228 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time July 2017 GBP 4,228 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time July 2017 GBP 4,228 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time July 2017 GBP 2,114 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time July 2017 GBP 2,114 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time July 2017 GBP 7,660 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time July 2017 GBP 2,114 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time July 2017 GBP 2,114 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time July 2017 GBP 2,114 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 322843