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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Keele University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

PhD: Music research at Keele has two main themes: Music Technology and Musicology. The Music Technology research group is one of the largest teams in UK Higher Education focusing on the creative aspects of Music Technology. The Musicology research group focuses primarily on music since 1900. Specific member interests include French, Polish and German music, analysis, critical theory, cultural history, and film music.

OVERVIEW

Music research at Keele has two main themes: Music Technology and Musicology. The Music Technology research group is one of the largest teams in UK Higher Education focusing on the creative aspects of Music Technology. The group comprises composers working with digital media in composition for purely acoustic and mixed resources, audiovisual composition, algorithmic composition, theory and aesthetics, and music software development. The Musicology research group focuses primarily on music since 1900. Specific member interests include French, Polish and German music, analysis, critical theory, cultural history, and film music.

FACILITIES

Research students are supported through the provision of: shared office space, IT equipment and research funding to support some travel and other expenses.

Specialist facilities are also available for students of music and music technology. These include electronic and computer music studios, bespoke and specialist software, the Chapel organ and a chamber organ, as well as the Lindsay Studio Theatre, equipped with two concert grand pianos and a Golble Dulcken harpsichord.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,900per year

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

University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

Keele students represent over 120 different nationalities. A welcoming campus, Keele recognises the benefits of such a diverse population of cultures and ideas.
Keele provides individual and group language and academic skills guidance for international students at all levels, through its language centre on campus.
Keele offers a friendly and supportive environment for international students. A range of cultural events are arranged and celebrated throughout the year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    41st out of 87 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    131 65%

    36th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    44th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.45 69%

    84th

    37

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