Research course

Music

Institution
Bangor University · School of Music
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMA by research

Entry requirements

Normally, an upper second class honours degree in music or MA in music

Months of entry

September

Course content

Supervision is available for research in historical musicology; ethnomusicology; analysis; or in the electroacoustic or compositional field. PhD candidates may submit a composition in place of a thesis, or submit a composition and a related thesis. The principal areas of research interest are: Western music history; Editorial musicology; Analysis; Celtic traditional music; Music and the Christian Church; Composition; Electroacoustic Composition; Popular music culture; Music in Wales.

Department specialisms

Brahms; French and Viennese music of late 19th/early 20th-century; Electro-acoustic Music; Composition, Purcell; Ethnomusicology; Aesthetics; Analysis; Music in Wales (incl. traditional music); Liturgy.

Information for international students

You are asked to submit a CV with your application, with a recent item of relevant written work and/or recent recording of a performance, and/or recording/score of a composition (as appropriate).

Fees and funding

Arts & Humanities Research Board; some University and school bursaries available

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
48-60 months
full time
24-36 months

MPhil

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

MA by research

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Pwyll ap Sion
Email
papsion@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
01248 383808