Suitable for graduates in music, especially in the fields of historical musicology, music aesthetics, theory and analysis. Candidates are normally expected to have a 1st or upper 2nd class Honours degree, or equivalent, and to have completed, or be about to complete, a taught Master's degree involving music. Applicants must also show evidence of appropriate skills in written and spoken English, plus any relevant foreign language skills (if relevant).
Months of entry
January, October, July, April
To offer knowledge and expertise for a career in higher education and writing about music.
- 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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Information for international students
IELTS 6.5 or equivalent required
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Natasha Smith
- +44 (0)29 2087 4816