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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-JUL-21, 01-OCT-21, 04-JAN-22, 01-APR-22, 01-JUL-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Overview

We are a creative and comprehensive centre of excellent musical research, composition and performance. Research-active staff at the School of Music offer supervision in all areas across musicology, composition and performance. You may specialise in any of these areas for PhD, presenting work in one of three different formats: a thesis, a portfolio of compositions with commentary, or a performance recital with supporting thesis. We combine acknowledged research expertise in dedicated areas with a commitment to the wider scholarly world, and a clear sense of our role in the cultural life of a capital city. Strategic collaborations with international organisations, including the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Welsh National Opera, and National Museum Wales, allow us to make extensive contributions to the world of music, both within and beyond academia. We are home to an active and engaged postgraduate community. Our postgraduates are encouraged to play an integral role in our research culture, including participating in research events, projects, and seminars.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 87 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    157 77%

    17th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    51st

    28
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.35 87%

    12th

    6

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