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Music - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

  • Awaiting Funding Decision/Possible External Funding
    Awaiting Funding Decision/Possible External Funding

Profile Description

The Department of Music offers promising candidates the opportunity to carry out research in one of the most dynamic institutions in Britain, with supervision from world-leading academics and access to outstanding facilities. Our world-class facilities include the £16 million Bramall music building, which is home to the Music department and also features the 450-seat Elgar Concert Hall, the most adaptable space of its kind in any university in the UK. The building also contains a suite dedicated to the study and performance of early music, five electroacoustic studios and a large rehearsal room.

Research interests of staff include:

Music Performance Practice
19th and 20th century instrumental music
Conducting
Early music performance practice
Singers and singing
Violin performance

Musicology
British Music
Global Popular Music
Italian Opera and Vocal Music
Musical Composition and Sonic Arts
Performance Research

Musical Composition
Composition and electroacoustic music (including mixed and live works, network music, laptop ensembles)
Digital musicology
Electroacoustic composition
Instrumental/vocal composition
History and theory of electronic music
Popular music
Sound studies

For full research interests of staff, please read our staff profiles or visit the research interest tab on the programme's webpage.

Please visit the College of Arts and Law funding page for information on possible funding opportunities.

Funding Notes

This programme is waiting to confirm funding from a university or external source. This may depend on attracting suitable students and applications are welcome. Please see the programme details for more information.

How good is research at University of Birmingham in Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts?
Music

FTE Category A staff submitted: 10.20

Research output data provided by the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

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