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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Plymouth University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21, 01-JAN-22, 01-APR-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Studying PhD Music at the University of Plymouth will immerse you in a world of cutting-edge research under the umbrella of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research. Our research expertise ranges from musicology and composition to biomedical applications of music and development of new music technologies.

Musical research at the University of Plymouth is truly interdisciplinary: we actively publish our research outcomes in learned journals and conferences in the fields of music, digital arts, computing, engineering, psychology, neurosciences and medicine.

The University of Plymouth is a world-leader on musical research at the crossroads of arts and science, in particular computing, biology and psychology. This full time or part time doctoral programme is suitable for candidates interested musical research question or topic in mind, and wish to explore this through independent study in order to produce an original contribution to the subject.

You will be guided by a small supervisory team of academic experts under the direction of a Director of Studies. Even if you already have a masters degree, you will normally be registered as a ‘MPhil/PhD’ candidate and may apply to transfer to ‘PhD’ status around 10–22 months after registration, based on your progress to date.

Overseas applicants must submit their application 4.5 months prior to the proposed programme start date. For Home/EU applicants the deadline is 2.5 months prior to the proposed programme start date. There are three possible start dates per year, 1 October, 1 January and 1 April.

Tuition fees

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£ 17,170per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    71st

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for its world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 85 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    136 63%

    30th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    46th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    17th

    62

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