Research course

Music

Institution
University of Lincoln · School of Fine and Performing Arts
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

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Entry requirements

First or upper second class honours degree and a Masters degree.

We encourage candidates with equivalent professional experience and unusual pathways to apply. A writing sample in order to evaluate the students academic potential may be required in certain circumstances.

Months of entry

February, October

Course content

The University of Lincoln offers research programmes at MPhil and PhD level in a range of music specialisms within an engaged team. Research students can benefit from a variety of training opportunities to develop their research skills.

Proposals are welcomed for research and practice-based PhDs. Proposals are welcomed in ethnomusicology, musicology, composition, music analysis, music practice, and musical theatre.

Research students are invited to join one of the School's thriving research groups and participate in its Critical Encounters Research Series alongside academic staff and other postgraduate students.

Information for international students

International students will also require English Language at IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each part.

Fees and funding

For eligible students, there are more ways than ever before to fund your postgraduate study, whether you want to do a taught or research course. For those wishing to undertake a Master's course, you can apply for a loan as a contribution towards the course and living costs. Loans are also available to those who wish to undertake doctoral study. The University offers a number of scholarships and funded studentships for those interested in postgraduate study. Learn how Master's and PhD loans, scholarships, and studentships can help you fund your studies on our Postgraduate Fees and Funding pages.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    part time
    36+ months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    18+ months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PhD
    full time
    36+ months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    60+ months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
PG Enquiries
Email
pgenquiries@lincoln.ac.uk