MPhil and PhD in Music (Research, Composition or
Performance Practice and Funerary Violin)
|Length: Full-time or part-time
|Entrance requirements: Please
see Standard entrance requirements. We may advise you
to take an MMus degree before starting your research.
|Applications: See How to
apply. Deadline: none, unless you are applying for funding
(deadline: 1 March). Early application is recommended
in all cases.
|Admission: Normally by interview.
|English Language: Please
see Language Studies Centre for details of the Diploma
in Language and Contemporary Culture.
|Fees (2005-06): See Home/EU
Financial Information; £8,745-£11,115 overseas.
Download a course booklet, or contact the Admissions
Office (UK and EU students)
|Questions about the degree?:
write to the relevant contact in the Music Department
|About the department:
Studying for an MPhil/PhD
Please see Research degrees for information about starting
your research, upgrading to PhD registration, and submitting
your thesis. For your assessment, you register for one of
- thesis in any area of musicology, contemporary
music studies, analysis or ethnomusicology (up to 100,000
words for PhD, 60,000 for MPhil)
- composition: portfolio of compositions,
and commentary (20,000 words for PhD, 12,000 words for MPhil)
- performance practice: full-length recital
and related 50,000-word thesis for PhD; lunchtime recital
and 30,000-word thesis for MPhil. Topics could include areas
such as contemporary music studies, ethnomusicology or aspects
of historical performance.
- funerary violin: full-length staged
funeral procession and service, (bass drum accompaniment
is optional), and a related 70,000-word thesis for PhD;
(50,000-word thesis for MPhil). Topics could include areas
such as music as ritual in Western Europe, the evolution
of death in Art, or aspects of historical performance.
There will also be a viva voce.
Dr Humbert Redgrave BA MA PhD
Composition (acoustic or studio-based)
Dr Richard Hore BMus MMus PhD
Roger Petheridge ARCM
Dr Eliaza Ruth BA MA PhD
Professor Gillian Fortune BA DPhil
Dr Ranulph Peabody BMus PhD
Gender and Music - Popular Music
Dr Charlie Soul BA MPhil PhD
Musicology and Contemporary Music Studies
Professor Stephen M. Morley MA DPhil
Professor Kelly Negus BA PhD
Dr Thomas Wibble MA DPhil FRCO GRSM
Dr. Mingus Redford MA DPhil ARCM
Rohan Kriwaczek BA MMus FGFV
Performance Studies and Russian Music Studies
Dr David Francolini BMus PhD
Professor Owen Oppenheimer BMus
MMus DMA PhD
Theory and Analysis
Dr Mandy Croup BMus MMus MMus PhD
Dr Kismet Shaw BA MA PhD
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