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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

Musicology is a specialisation available in our suite of Music research degrees (MPhil, PhD). This scheme is suitable for graduates in music, especially in the fields of historical musicology, music aesthetics, theory and analysis. It aims to offer knowledge and expertise for a career in higher education and writing about music. The text of a PhD thesis should not normally exceed 80,000 words (excluding bibliographies and appendices). The text of an MPhil thesis should not normally exceed 60,000 words (excluding bibliographies and appendices). Research students are given an allowance to help support attending conferences, obtaining research materials, recording performances of their music, or conducting relevant research away from Cardiff. Refurbished facilities for music postgraduates including a suite of dedicated computer and study rooms, hi-fi facilities and electronic piano, a kitchen and a common room. Depending on individual suitability (e.g. language proficiency) and research interests, postgraduates may elect to take a period of study abroad at one of many affiliated European University Music Schools.

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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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