Research course

Music

Institution
University of Edinburgh · Edinburgh College of Art
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMSc by research

Entry requirements

All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Research profile

Members of staff engage in research at an international level in:

  • Composition (including Electroacoustic Composition, Algorithmic Composition, and Computer Music);
  • Film Music;
  • Music in the Community;
  • Music Psychology;
  • Music Technology;
  • Organology;
  • Performance Practice;
  • Renaissance and Baroque Music;
  • 19th and 20th century Music;
  • Popular Music and Music Sociology.

Interdisciplinary research can also be supervised in the following areas:

  • Acoustics of Musical Instruments;
  • Musical Informatics;
  • Music and Architecture;
  • Music Education.

The principal centres of research activity are:

  • Composition;
  • Musicology;
  • Institute for Music in Human and Social Development;
  • Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments;
  • Music Informatics Research Group;
  • Musical Acoustics;
  • Music in the Community.

Information for international students

http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international

Fees and funding

SAAS, College scholarships, ORS, AHRC, Scottish Arts Council
http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
ECA Graduate School
Email
ecaresearchdegrees@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 131 651 5736