Research course

Music

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Arts and Cultures
Qualifications
MLitt by research

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in music or a related subject. If you have a 2:1 honours degree in an unrelated subject we will consider your application if you can demonstrate appropriate evidence of music and general critical knowledge and ability.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Music MLitt enables you to develop a flexible individual research programme in classical, popular, world, contemporary, early, folk and traditional music, applying approaches of interest to you (eg historiographic, theoretical, cultural, critical), under the supervision of specialists who are leaders in their field.
This programme is primarily aimed at students who want to pursue independent musicological research, and who like the idea of first working on shorter research assignments (which can be on related or separate topics), before embarking on an extended final dissertation.
It provides an excellent foundation for continuing on to doctoral study. It is also a valuable qualification in its own right and can add a further dimension to your undergraduate degree, in a 3+1 model.

Information for international students

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills. If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MLitt by research
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
School of Arts and Cultures
Email
pgmusic@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 3509