Masters | Postgraduate Course - Music MPhil, Res Course Details within University of York

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Music MPhil, Res

Study Details

MPhil 2 years Full-time, MPhil 4 years Part-time, PhD 3 years Full-time, PhD 6 years Part-time

The PhD or Mphil may be undertaken in Composition, Performance, or by Thesis.

Research topics for MPhil/PhD by thesis may be proposed in any area closely related to the research interests of current members of staff. Students work independently with regular supervision from their research supervisor, and attend research seminars (normally four each term). Thesis titles from recent years include:

Music and Language in the Works of Samuel Beckett
Beyond Simplicity: Approaches to the Analysis of Contemporary Music
Melodic Oganisation and Improvisation in Thai Music with Special Reference to the Thaang Ranaat Eek
A Ghanaian Perspective on the Changing Role of Traditional African Music in a Contemporary Society
Passion and Persuasion: The Art of Rhetoric and the Performance of Early 17th Century Solo Sonatas

Entry Requirements

A degree in Music.
If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to. For more information, see: