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Music, PhD

University of Leeds, the United Kingdom

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Music

Year: 2018/19

Description:

The School of Music offers three Research Degree programmes which are examined by written thesis: the MA by Research (30,000 words), the MPhil (60,000 words), and the PhD (100,000 words). Alternatively, candidates can be examined in practice-based research by submission of a portfolio of recorded performances (MPhil/PhD in Performance) or a portfolio of compositions (MPhil/PhD in Composition), supported by an extended written commentary (15,000-50,000 words). Research students in performance and composition also benefit from support and networking opportunities via the Centre for Practice-Led Research in the Arts (CePRA).


All of these programmes enable candidates to pursue advanced, independent research under the guidance of one or two specialist supervisors. Below is a summary of areas of supervision expertise available in the School. For more details including specific staff supervision areas and research centres and projects, see the Research and Staff Profiles pages on the School of Music website.

· performance history, theory and practice

· composition

· music psychology

· music technology

· computer music

· popular music

· film music

· opera studies

· historical, contextual and ethnographic studies

· aesthetics and critical theory

· music analysis

Research Degrees at the University of Leeds can be conducted in either full-time or part-time mode.

Associated links:

School of Music website

Music REF 2014 information

Leeds University Library: Special Collections


Contact details:

Linda Watson

School of Music University of Leeds LS2 9JT

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 2583

musicphd@leeds.ac.uk

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