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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Royal Northern College of Music

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Music Psychology and cognate disciplines — including both quantitative and qualitative research in the fields of expert music performance and training.

The RNCM is firmly established as a leading centre for the advanced study not only of music performance and composition, but also theoretical and applied musicology, music psychology and music education.

Research students at the RNCM are part of a lively community of world-class scholars and creative practitioners, with access to outstanding resources and facilities, supervision of the highest calibre, individually tailored research training and a wide range of opportunities for career development and enhancement. They also benefit from the College’s close collaborations with numerous professional ensembles across Europe and participation in the rich research environment of the North West’s major universities. Degrees are validated and awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University for a collaborative programme of research, undertaken and supervised at RNCM.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,700per year

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University information

Royal Northern College of Music

  • Campus address

    Royal Northern College of Music, 124 Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9RD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 86 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    141 66%

    27th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    4th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    61st

    11

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